Facilities, parks, and services updates related to COVID-19

 District Hall is closed to visitors, but staff is available to help you in a number of ways. 

This page has information about:

Doing business with District Hall

We are available to help you by phone, email, and online, but in-person visits to District Hall are limited to special appointments.

Here's how to connect with us:

  • Email enquiries@dnv.org
  • Phone during office hours (Monday to Friday between 8am and 4pm) — 604-990-2311
  • After hours emergency line — 604-990-3666

Find other ways to do business with us while District Hall is closed

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Garbage, recycling, and organic waste collection services

We continue to collect garbage, organics, and recycling during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Please keep a distance of at least two metres from our collection crews and wait until after the truck departs to bring your emptied carts back in to help everyone stay safe.

Disposing hygiene products during the COVID-19 pandemic

To help protect worker safety, be sure to put used tissues, hygiene products, personal protective equipment and medical waste in secure bags before putting them in your garbage (and keep them out of your blue box).

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Public meetings

All Council meetings and workshops will be held virtually until further notice. You can attend Council meetings and workshops virtually if  you wish to speak or watch them live online.

If you would like to sign up to speak at a virtual meeting, you must email the Municipal Clerk at gordonja@dnv.org before 12pm noon on the day of the meeting.

Public hearings

You can attend public hearings virtually if you wish to speak or watch them live online.

If you would like to speak at the public hearing, you must register in advance by emailing the Municipal Clerk gordonja@dnv.org.

Meeting cancellations

Due to the Hall closure, these meetings are suspended until further notice:

  • Public meetings — Meetings by community groups that use District Hall meeting facilities
  • Public consultation — All in-person consultations with the public around major projects and initiatives 
  • "Meet your Mayor" — All sessions of "Meet Your Mayor"

Advisory committee meetings

Meetings with advisory committees are held virtually to complete essential work. All in-person meetings are suspended at this time.

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Park, trail, and facility availability

Community centres

In response to the start of Step 3 of the Restart Plan, North Vancouver Recreation & Culture is working on a planned and gradual restart for recreation and culture services.

Visit the NVRC website for details


All North Vancouver District Public Libraries are open. 

Use the library online

Recreation and local attractions

All recreation areas and local attractions are open, including:

  • Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre
  • Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge
  • Maplewood Farm
  • Murdo Frazer Pitch and Putt
  • North Vancouver Tennis Centre
  • Northlands Golf Course


Trails in the District are open, with the exception of Quarry Rock. The re-opening date for this trail is not yet known. Please remember to remain six feet from other trail users, and if you can, visit during less busy times.

Facilities in parks

Most park facilities are now open.

Sports fields

Sports fields are only available to book by organizations associated with a Provincial Sport Organization with a Return to Sport plan COVID-19 safety plan that follows the BC provincial guidelines.

We are unable to provide permits  to private groups wanting to rent a field for practice, games or pick up play. All individuals, or teams must have a confirmed booking with North Vancouver Recreation and Culture (NVRC).

Visit the NVRC website for more information.

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