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Each bylaw has a title and a number, for example, Noise Bylaw 6555. Each amendment to a bylaw also has a number.

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These electronic versions of the City of Vancouver bylaws are for convenience only. If you need an Official Copy of a bylaw, contact the City Clerk's Office.

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Individual bylaws

Each individual bylaw has a unique number. An individual bylaw may be a "parent" bylaw or it may be an amending bylaw. Conduct your search in the SEARCH INDIVIDUAL BYLAWS section. You can search for an individual bylaw by number, enactment date, or keyword. You can search all bylaws or only those bylaws that are in force.

Park Board by-laws

Find bylaws for within parks in the City of Vancouver.

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