Our wildfire fuel reduction program resumes November 14

On Tuesday, November 14, 2017, work to reduce the potential for wildfires to spread rapidly from our forests to our urban areas (the 'wildland urban interface') will resume.

Maplewood Plan approved by Council

The plan will lead to a compact, complete, connected and energy-efficient community that will provide residents with the opportunity to live, work, play, and learn. Get the details.

New bike lane pilot projects underway

We are working to provide a complete District-wide cycling network that is safe and efficient for people who use bikes for everyday transportation or leisure. Learn more about new bike lane pilot projects in the District, and share your views.

Fireworks permits now available

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.

The Province of BC is seeking input on cannabis regulation

While the proposed Cannabis Act provides for the federal government to regulate commercial production, the Province of BC will have authority to regulate certain aspects like distribution, retail and a range of other matters, and they'd like your say how how to implement this in a responsible way.

Barbecue ban in North Shore parks has been lifted

With cooler weather and some recent rain, the three North Shore Fire Chiefs are lifting the barbecue ban in North Shore parks and beaches.

Volunteer advisory committees seeking new members

We are currently seeking volunteers to serve on a number of our committees. Learn more about volunteering for a committee, and apply.

Community heritage grant applications now being accepted

If your property is listed in the DNV Heritage Inventory, DNV Modern Inventory, or Heritage Register (or if you have a statement of significance from a Registered Heritage Professional) you qualify to apply for grant funding. The deadline to apply is October 23, 2017.

Major Infrastructure Projects Advisory Committee seeking members

Are you a community advocate with experience in complex engineering infrastructure projects, project management, or municipal and regional government? We'd like you to join our new eight-person Major Infrastructure Advisory Committee.

Barbeques in parks banned in North Shore municipalities effective today

With continuing hot weather and dry conditions, the three North Shore Fire Chiefs are banning the use of barbeques in parks and beaches, effective today.