Snow removal update: clearing Priority 3 routes

Feb 15, 2019

3 p.m. update:

We are currently clearing Priority 3 routes (local roads, cul-de-sacs, footpaths and footbridges). Priority 1 and Priority 2 routes are clear.

During a snow event, we will remove snow from streets on a priority basis. Learn more about Priority 1, 2 and 3 routes at westvancouver.ca/snowremoval.

Resident Responsibilities

  • prevent flooding by clearing storm drains around your home and business
  • keep sidewalks around homes and businesses clear of snow and ice 
  • prepare an emergency kit
  • get your vehicle snow safe by having the right tires
  • park off-street to avoid blocking snow removal equipment

Garbage & recycling collection delayed due to snowfall?

Recycling and garbage collection may be delayed in some areas due to snow and ice. If your garbage, recycling, green can or yard trimmings were not collected, please bring them in after 7:30 p.m. and put them out your next collection day. 

More Information

For more information including important contact numbers, snow safety tips and getting prepared, visit:

Snow Safety

Environment Canada Weather

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Donna Powers, Director of Community Relations & Communications

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604-925-7168 (office)

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