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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.

Coach house information session for builders and designers

We are considering some changes to the rules for building coach houses, and we'd like some input from industry representatives.  Thank you for your interest. The period to express interest in this information session has closed. Learn more about our proposed changes to the coach house process

Advisory committee volunteers wanted

We are currently looking for volunteers from the community to fill vacancies on a number of our committees.

Share your thoughts on housing diversity and affordability

The Official Community Plan (OCP) Implementation Monitoring Committee is exploring ways to improve housing diversity and affordability in the community, and they want to hear from you. Please take a few minutes to share your thoughts with them on housing issues in the District, 

Working session for the retail cannabis sector

We are planning a working session for the cannabis sector to discuss your interests, ideas, and questions on cannabis regulations we are considering, specifically where and how cannabis is sold and used. Get details.

Share your thoughts on cannabis sales and consumption in the District

We are considering several bylaw changes that will allow us to regulate some aspects of the sale and consumption of legal, non-medical cannabis in the District. Please review our proposed bylaw amendments, and tell us what you think.

Share your thoughts on short-term rental accommodations

We are considering bylaw changes to allow short-term rentals in some circumstances, which will add fairness by treating short-term rentals like similar businesses, while protecting the supply of long-term rental housing and managing negative impacts.

Update regarding accommodation, donations, and support for Lynn Valley fire evacuees

Residents impacted by this week’s fire at the Mountain Village Complex in Lynn Valley met with representatives from various support agencies last night. Here is an update regarding accommodation, donations, and support for evacuees.

Update on yesterday's fire in Lynn Valley

North Shore Emergency Management is assisting displaced residents and connecting them with all available services. If you were affected by the fire, learn how you can get assistance, and if you'd like to help, learn what you can do.

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