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Share your thoughts on the draft backyard hens bylaw

Council is considering a bylaw that would allow you to keep hens (female chickens) in your back yard, and they would like your input.

North Shore Advisory Committee on Disability Issues seeking new members

The North Shore Advisory Committee on Disability Issues provides a forum for discussion of issues affecting people with all types of disabilities. They formulate proposals, respond to requests, and make recommendations to the three North Shore municipalities (the City and District of North Vancouver and the District of West Vancouver,) that will promote, develop, and sustain an accessible community, free of physical and social barriers. The committee is currently looking for new members. 

2016 Design Excellence and Heritage Award winners announced

This year's winners for both the 2016 Heritage Awards and the 2016 Design Excellence Awards were presented at a special ceremony at District Hall on Monday, February 27.

Share your thoughts on proposed improvements to Inter River Park

We are studying options for providing additional sports field inventory in Inter River Park, while minimizing impacts to the environment, adjacent uses, and neighbours. The park is a regionally significant, multi-venue athletic facility with multiple sports fields, a lacrosse box, and a bike skills park, and is connected by popular trails, with access to adjacent natural features such as Lynn Creek.

Alternative approval process for Park Dedication Removal Bylaw 8206, 2016

The District of North Vancouver intends to adopt Park Dedication Removal Bylaw 8206, 2016. Learn about the bylaw and the process for approving it.

More improvements for Highway 1 revealed with announcement of additional funding

Today, Mayor Walton joined representatives from the provincial and federal governments to announce an additional $60 million in joint funding for the Highway 1 Lower Lynn Corridor improvement project. The additional funding will be used for a new, fourth phase of the project, which will include:

Your 2017 property assessment notice

BC Assessment, the provincial Crown corporation that classifies and values properties in BC, has recently mailed out their 2017 assessment notices. These assessments reflect the value of all homes in the District as of July 1, 2016. Property assessments and your property taxes While municipal governments don't control these assessments, we use the valuations to calculate the amount of property tax payable for each property, as required by law. Residential taxes are based on the total average assessed value for all residential properties in the District.

New garbage and organics carts coming during 2017

This year, we will be providing free carts with wheels and locking lids — one for garbage and one for organic waste — to every home in the District that receives residential garbage collection.

Help us expand the ways we offer services and deliver information

We're exploring new ways to use the Internet and other digital tools (apps, mobile devices, and so on) to increase your access to District Hall, and we'd like your help. Please take a few minutes to tell us about your experiences using our current online tools, and how we could improve or add to those tools to make it easier to interact and do business with us. We'll consider what we learn as we plan future improvements and additions to DNV.org and develop additional digital tools and services.

Christmas tree recycling in the District

You have two options for recycling your Christmas tree: take it to a chipping event, or treat it like other yard trimmings for curbside disposal.

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