Many of our facilities have reopened and services have resumed, however there may still be some limitations. Please check the status of the services you need below. You can also do business with us online or by phone.
Looking for parks and recreation facilities?
Masks are mandatory in all indoor public spaces for those 5 and older, even if you are vaccinated. This includes City, Park Board, and library facilities.
Proof of vaccination
Showing proof of vaccination External website, opens in new tab is required to enter some City facilities, programs, and events. Entry into most buildings including City Hall, libraries, and recreation centres does not require proof of vaccination, but it is required for some programs and activities.
Important note Check facility, program and event listings before you visit.
Important note Please come prepared with your official proof of vaccination and government-issued photo ID.
Garbage, recycling, and green bin collection
Normal service. Safely dispose of medical and sanitary waste.
Recycling and disposal facilities
Reduced service. Vehicle access only. Enhanced health procedures are in place.
Carnegie Centre, Evelyne Saller Centre, and Gathering Place
All facilities are now open with capacity restrictions. Programming at these facilities remains limited and will gradually be restored in with public health guidelines. All locations offer takeout meals and hand-washing and sanitizing options before and after receiving meals.
City Hall campus
City Hall is now open to the public. Some locations and services continue to have limited access or are by appointment only. Check the opening status of the service you need before planning an in-person visit.
Business licences and permits
Reduced service. Some licences and permits are not being issued. Many services are available online, by phone, or by appointment.
Inspections and enforcement
Normal service. Inspections continuing as normal. Parking enforcement has resumed.
Vancouver Public Library
All branches are now open. Please check the hours of your VPL location prior to visiting. Public computers are available at all library locations. The digital library is open with thousands of items to enjoy from home.
Vancouver Civic Theatres
Modified service. Vancouver Civic Theatres (VCT) is working to create a safe environment to welcome guests, artists, and staff back to our venues.
Modified service. Some programs postponed.
Special event permits
Modified service. Permitting in accordance with the Provincial Health Order.
Reduced service. In-person visits by appointment only.
Mountain View Cemetery