High-Extreme Fire Hazard Conditions Trigger Additional Safety Precautions

Effective July 26, charcoal barbecues are banned in all North Shore parks...Read More


Beaches closed to swimming and wading at Ambleside, Whytecliff and Sandy Cove

Vancouver Coastal Health has closed the beaches due to a high E. coli count contaminating the water.Read More

Dinner in the Sky coming to West Vancouver

A crane in Ambleside Park is not a sign of development to come... it's for Dinner in the Sky, a dining experience that hoists guests over 100 feet off the ground. Read More

West Vancouver's museum has a new name

We are pleased to announce that the West Vancouver Museum has changed its name to the West Vancouver Art Museum.Read More

Council Briefs: July 23

The following items were considered by Council at the July 23, 2018 meeting.Read More

Volunteers wanted for two new committees

We’re looking for volunteers to help us implement the Arts & Culture Strategy. The application deadline is Friday, September 7 at 4 p.m.Read More

Call to artists: Municipal Hall Public Art Project

The District would like to create a unique and beautiful space located outside the main entrance of the newly-completed Municipal Hall with public art and is looking for the artist who will complete this work.Read More

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Council's Priorities

Growth and change in West Vancouver present new challenges, and Council’s priorities reflect that.


Fire Danger Rating

Current fire danger rating: HIGH TO EXTREME

Charcoal barbecues are currently banned in all West Vancouver parks and beaches.

Never permitted:

  • open fires (including beach fires) anywhere in West Vancouver
  • smoking in parks and beaches
  • barbecues in Lighthouse Park

Summer Fire Safety

Picnic Guidelines

BC Wildfire

Updated: July 31, 2018

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Dundarave Streetscape Guidelines - Deadline: Wednesday, August 8 at 4 p.m.