COVID-19 in Vancouver

Stay strong, stay local, and keep following public health orders to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

Continue to stay home if you’re sick, avoid large gatherings, and keep 2 m apart from others. Support local businesses and your neighbourhood.

COVID-19 services and information

Restart Smart Vancouver

We’re taking a careful, phased approach to recovering, restarting, and rebuilding.

Read our Restart Smart plan

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Get your Halloween fireworks permit

You must get a fireworks permit to buy and set off fireworks in Vancouver.

Fireworks can only be set off on October 31. 

Not obeying the rules may lead to a $1,000 fine per violation.

All Souls at Mountain View Cemetery

Honour the dead online this year through ceremony and celebration at All Souls @MountainViewCem.

Get involved in this annual artist-led sacred event to honour the dead. 


Apply to extend temporary patio

If you have an existing temporary patio on City property, apply to extend your temporary patio for the fall/winter. ​​​​​​​Review what is required to winterize and extend your patio permit.

Building a city we love: sewer

Learn how our Sewer Operations team is out there helping catch basins and sewer pipes flow freely.

TRASHformation upcycled art challenge

Vancouver students from kindergarten to grade 12 are invited to enter this upcycled art challenge and express their views on the impact of waste.

The contest is open until 5pm on November 6.