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Nominations for Civic Recognition Awards now open

Do you know of an individual or organization that has made an outstanding contribution to the community, or has achieved provincial, national, or international recognition in sports and culture? Nominate them for a Civic Recognition Award.

An update on TransLink's Marine-Main B-Line rapid bus service

We are working closely with TransLink to implement the new B-Line rapid bus service that will run along Marine Drive and Main Street, between Dundarave and Phibbs Exchange. Measures are being taken to accommodate dedicated bus-only lanes in the District while keeping two regular traffic lanes in each direction.

We are seeking volunteers for our Board of Variance

We are currently seeking volunteers to help us build a safe, liveable, and sustainable community. As a member of the board, you will meet once a month to hear appeals and make decisions

It's time to renew your business licence

You need a licence to conduct any business in the District. If you already have a business licence, it's time to renew it for the coming year. 

Operation Red Nose designated driver service

WATCH | Learn about the Operation Red Nose safe driver service Operation Red Nose is a designated-driver service which helps to keep our community safe during the holiday season. For the 18th year, Operation Red Nose on the North Shore is brought to you by the North Shore Rotary Clubs.

Fireworks permits now available

Halloween is just around the corner. If you plan to host a fireworks display in the District – don’t forget to get your permit!  Due to the potential risks involved, both the purchase and sale of fireworks in the District are carefully regulated.   If you want to set off fireworks on private property in the District, you must apply for a permit.  With a permit, you are allowed to purchase and set off fireworks during specific times:

We are seeking volunteers for our Advisory Design Panel

Are you interested in helping to shape the community you live in and leave a lasting legacy? We are looking for volunteers who live on the North Shore to sit on the Advisory Design Panel (ADP). The ADP is responsible for reviewing development applications and public projects against urban design objectives and advising Council and Municipal staff on the design of projects, including site layout, exterior design, building materials, landscape design, and accessibility.

Share your thoughts on our draft Community Energy and Emissions Plan (CEEP)

Our draft Climate Energy and Emissions Plan (CEEP) contains a number of actions that will guide long-term planning as we work to reduce carbon emissions in the District. Please review our proposed actions, and tell us what you think.

Share your thoughts on our proposed heritage goals and actions

We are working to manage our valuable heritage resources — including homes, structures, parks, landscapes, and community spaces. You can help.

Share your thoughts on proposed changes to coach houses

Coach houses play an important role in meeting our goal of diversifying housing options. They provide much needed long-term rental housing in neighbourhoods that are close to parks, schools, and other amenities, and that might otherwise be unaffordable. We're considering a number of changes to simplify the coach house application process, including new or simplified permitting requirements, changes to allowable floor space, revised parking requirements, and more.

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