District of North Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services Annual Report

The firefighters, command, training, and support staff of District of North Vancouver Fire & Rescue worked tirelessly to support and serve our community in 2019. Learn about all the great things they did, in their new online Annual Report. View the 2019 Annual Report 

Share your input on the 2020-2024 Draft Financial Plan (budget)

Our 2020-2024 Draft Financial Plan contains our proposed operating and capital budget, highlights of our work program, and the proposed tax increase for 2020. Core services, such as public safety, transportation and recreation, and investments in new infrastructure and renewal of the existing built environment are primarily funded by your tax dollars. We allocate funds to the highest service and infrastructure priorities, and your feedback plays a critical role in that.

Seventh Day Vigil for Iran plane crash victims

On Tuesday, January 14, the North Shore Multicultural Society is hosting a candlelit memorial at Civic Plaza — with the support of the City of North Vancouver — in honour of the lives lost during the tragic UIA 752 plane crash.

Holiday recycling tips

Looking for ways to be "green" over the holidays? Here are a few tips to help you reduce your environmental footprint this holiday season, courtesy of our solid waste team.

1371 McKeen Ave proposed subdivision determination

After careful and thorough consideration, the Approving Officer for the District of North Vancouver, Mr. Dan Milburn, has advised The Waterfront Limited Partnership that if a detailed subdivision application were submitted for the property located at 1371 McKeen Ave in North Vancouver as proposed, he would refuse it.

Independent review of pigeon prohibition bylaw

The District of North Vancouver has retained David Loukidelis QC to conduct a review of the events and processes leading to the adoption of Bylaw 8402, known as the “Pigeon Prohibition Bylaw”. The findings of the review and any recommendations arising from it will be documented and made public.

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.

New regulation: complete smoking ban for all District parks and trails

On November 25, 2019, Council adopted a bylaw prohibiting smoking in all District parks and trails. Council voted unanimously at the meeting on November 4, 2019 to apply the ban to all municipal parks, including wooded trails. Those caught vaping, or smoking tobacco or cannabis in District parks and trails will be subject to a $100 fine. Smoking is also prohibited on the grounds of any municipal building used for public recreation, Lynn Valley Village, or Maplewood Farm.

Our wildfire fuel reduction program resumes November 28

On Thursday, November 28, 2019, work to reduce the potential for wildfires to spread rapidly from our forests to our urban areas (the 'wildland urban interface') will resume.

Share your thoughts on our proposal to simplify the coach house application process

We're hosting a public hearing for our simplified coach house program on November 19, 2019. Learn about the new process and find out how to share your thoughts.