We take snow removal seriously and have a comprehensive snow plan that includes street salting, plowing, enforcement, and emergency response.
Our crews keep major routes safe by salting and brining them before any snow or freezing rain starts.
Our priority locations for snow and ice removal are:
If you must drive during snowy or icy weather:
Use our VanConnect mobile app to get help with:
To keep our sidewalks and streets safe for people walking, driving, and cycling:
Snow Angels are volunteers that respond to requests we receive from seniors and people with limited mobility clear their sidewalk.
Snow Angels make a difference in that neighbour's life – a clear sidewalk means they can access medical appointments and receive care.
If you need help clearing your sidewalk, phone 3-1-1 and we will try to connect you with a Snow Angel in your area.
Property owners, occupants, and tenants may be fined for not clearing the sidewalk around their property by the 10:00am deadline.
Learn how you can volunteer for public events, emergencies, and disasters with the Vancouver Volunteer Corps.