News

Metro's Stage 1 water restrictions are now in effect

In the summer and early fall, water use can double from the rest of the year for swimming pools, growing food, maintaining sports fields, and other social and community-building uses. But a lot is also used to green our lawns, wash our decks or driveways, and other lower-priority uses. Metro Vancouver imposes region-wide sprinkling regulations as an effective way to help us use our drinking water wisely. Watering restrictions during Stage 1 Here are the days and times you can sprinkle your lawn during these summer restrictions.

Lynn Headwaters access road remains closed to vehicles

In the interest of public safety, we have closed the access road to Lynn Headwaters Regional Park to vehicles. Visiting by car? Enter via Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve.

2017 Civic Youth Awards announced

The Civic Youth Awards Program recognizes District youth between the ages of 10 and 24 years and supporters of youth, for their noteworthy achievements and contributions they make in our community. Learn about the winners for 2017.

Applications for community-building grants now being accepted

We provide grants of $50-$500 to help you, your neighbourhood group, or your community group strengthen your community by bringing your neighbours together.

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:

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