City scape of Vancouver in the fall

Understanding the City's budget and finances

Learn how we make financial decisions, what the budget process is, and get a general overview of how budget decisions impact you.

Money in: Funding the budget

How we fund the budget. Approximately three quarters of the money we use to run the city comes from property taxes and utility fees.

Money out: Running the city

The capital and operating budgets and how we spend City funds.

2024 Budget

Our annual budget outlines how tax dollars and funding will be invested to help provide services.

Feedback and engagement

Your feedback helps us decide where to focus city spending.

Capital Plan

Our Capital Plan invests funds over four years into the maintenance and upgrading of City facilities and infrastructure.

Financial reports and information

Capital budget and operating budget tables, public engagement reports, and supporting information.

Investor relations

Debenture and bond programs, financial reports and information, credit ratings, and Treasury Services contacts.

Participatory budgeting

We’ve launched a participatory budgeting process to distribute additional revenue collected through West End permit parking fees.