Leaf blowers can be operated in Vancouver, but not in the West End.
The West End is the area bounded by Stanley Park, Burrard Street, West Georgia Street, and Beach Avenue.
Allowed types of leaf blowers
We define a leaf blower as backpack-mounted or handheld machine used for blowing or sucking up leaves, grass, or debris. Leaf blowers may have vacuum attachments. Vehicle-mounted leaf blowers are not included in this definition.
When you can operate a leaf blower
|Day||Less than 50 m from a residence||More than 50 m from a residence|
|Monday to Friday||8am - 6pm||7am - 10pm|
|Saturday||9am - 5pm||7am - 10pm|
|Sundays and holidays||Not allowed||10am - 10pm|