Community Information

Discover more about West Vancouver with these helpful resources.

See also: Local History and Social Services.

On the Shelf

West Vancouver (B.C.)

History, planning documents, bylaws etc.for West Vancouver.

On the Web

BC Assessment

Search and compare BC property assessments online by address.

District of West Vancouver Website

West Vancouver's official website provides current community news as well as access to council meeting agendas, bylaws, bus schedules, garbage & recycling calendars, maps, the recreational Leisure Guide, and much more.

Visit the West Vancouver District's "Be Involved" page for information about volunteering, joining committees and groups, and current engagement initiatives and opportunities.

Emergency Management B.C.

The provincial government website provides updates and information on every kind of emergency and how to prepare for them.

Get Prepared

Useful government website that provides information on risks within the community, how to create emergency plans, and how to obtain an emergency kit, among other valuable resources. 

Musqueam Nation

West Vancouver is on the traditional and unceded territories of the Coast Salish People, in particular the Squamish, Tsleil-Watuuth and Musqueam First Nations.

The official site of the Musqueam (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm) Peoples of BC, with information about governance, lands, current events, and their social sector.

North Shore Community Resources

Provides legal information, support, referrals and advocacy services for residents of the North Shore. Also supplies Help's at Hand fact sheets and articles on over 200 legal topics.

North Shore Emergency Management Office

Great tips on how to create different emergency kits, prepare a household emergency plan, communicate during an emergency and much more.

North Shore News

The North Shore's community newspaper.

Squamish Nation

West Vancouver is on the traditional and unceded territories of the Coast Salish People, in particular the Squamish, Tsleil-Watuuth and Musqueam First Nations.

The official site of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) Nation, with access to current news and events as well as cultural and historical information.

Tsleil-Waututh Nation

West Vancouver is on the traditional and unceded territories of the Coast Salish People, in particular the Squamish, Tsleil-Watuuth and Musqueam First Nations.

The official site of the Tseil-Waututh Nation (formerly known as the Burrand Band), with information about their history, governance, businesses, lands, and community projects and events. 

West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce

News, events, and resources for businesses in the West Vancouver area.

West Vancouver Immigrant Demographic Profile

Facts and figures from the Statistics Canada Census 2016, Census 2011, National Household Survey (NHS) 2011 and Census Profiles 2006, compiled by NewToBC.  Link to PDF

West VancouverITE

WestvancouverITE is an online forum for community outreach and engagement. It provides citizens a convenient way to participate in important community consultation. Learn about the issues, read what others are saying, and post your own response. The feedback received will be reviewed by District staff and Council and incorporated into the decision-making process.

WESTmap

West Vancouver's GIS web-based mapping site gives you access to property information, services, zoning, places of interest and so much more.