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Submit a book for the 2023 Book Award
The book may be published in 2022 and explore any aspects of Vancouver such as its history, geography, diverse communities, current affairs, or the arts.
Submission deadline: April 14 at 4pm
Development Potential Relief Program
Make your declaration by March 31, 2023.
Declaration forms are currently being sent out to eligible property owners in the mail.
Battery fire prevention
Take care when using rechargeable batteries. In some cases, they can cause a fire or explosion.
Learn how to use and dispose of batteries safely and what to do if you see a problem.
Coexisting with coyotes
Jan to June is coyote breeding season. Coyotes might be more active and assertive during this time, especially near their dens.
Learn how to coexist with coyotes and report coyote sightings.
Granville Bridge Connector upgrades
Granville Bridge transportation upgrades begin next week.
- Installing new pedestrian and cyclist connections
- Replacing the north Granville loops to create a standard street grid layout
Parks, recreation, and culture
Stanley Park is a magnificent green oasis in the midst of Vancouver’s urban landscape.Visit Stanley Park
We're creating a city of communities that cares about its people, environment, and opportunities to live, work, and prosper.
Walk, bike, roll, transit
More people than ever choose to walk, bike, roll, and take transit to get around. Find out how we support these active ways of getting around.
Home, property, and development
Building and renovating
Get building permits and guidelines to keep your building and renovation projects up to code and on track.
Urban planning, zoning, and development
We considers the implications of a wide range of social, economic, physical, and environment issues on the liveability of Vancouver.
Vancouver City Council
Vancouver City Council is made up of the Mayor and 10 councillors who are elected at large for a four-year term.
Find out all the ways that you can join the conversation about the issues that matter the most to you.