Planning, zoning, and development civic agencies
Board of Variance
Hears appeals to decisions made under the the Zoning & Development and Protection of Trees bylaws.
Building Board of Appeal
Hears appeals of any decision of the City Building Inspector in respect of interpretation of the Vancouver Building Bylaw.
Chinatown Historic Area Planning Committee
Works to preserve and protect the heritage and character of the Chinatown area of Vancouver.
Civic Asset Naming Committee
Advises Council on matters pertaining to the naming of City-owned assets, with the exception of assets operated by City of Vancouver Parks and Recreation and the Vancouver Public Library.
Development Permit Board Advisory Panel
Supports the work of the Development Permit Board by advising the Board about the applications the Board is reviewing.
False Creek South Planning Advisory Group
Once convened, will facilitate communication and provide input on the False Creek South neighbourhood planning program.
First Shaughnessy Advisory Design Panel
Offers feedback to City Council and staff on development and design issues in First Shaughnessy, focusing on preserving the area’s special character.
Gastown Historic Area Planning Committee
Works to preserve and protect the heritage and character of the Gastown area (zone HA-2).
Grandview-Woodland Neighbourhood Transportation Advisory Group
The group works as a forum for staff to provide updates to key stakeholders on transportation items emerging from the Grandview-Woodland Community plan.
Northeast False Creek Joint Working Group
The Northeast False Creek (NEFC) Joint Working Group has ended. It brought together property owners, developers, resident groups, community stakeholders, and staff to review preliminary options for future development in the area.
Northeast False Creek Park Design Advisory Group (PDAG)
Provides input on the evolving design and programming of the new park and open space system in Northeast False Creek.
Northeast False Creek Stewardship Group
Helps create the detailed Area Plan for Northeast False Creek.
Park Naming Committee
Reviews park names proposed by the public and advises the Park Board on matters about park naming
Transportation Advisory Committee
Advises City Council on strategic priorities related to walking, cycling, and all non-motorized modes of transportation in Vancouver.
Urban Design Panel
Advises City Council and staff on development proposals and policies, and reviews all civic building projects.
Vancouver City Planning Commission
Advises City Council on planning and development issues in Vancouver.
Vancouver Economic Commission Board of Directors
Supports the Vancouver Economic Commission in its work of promoting economic development in Vancouver.
Vancouver Heritage Commission
Advises City Council about heritage matters, and makes recommendations to Council about heritage buildings, structures, and lands in Vancouver.
Vancouver Heritage Foundation Board of Directors
Helps run the Vancouver Heritage Foundation and helps it achieve its mission of preserving and restoring significant buildings, structures and lands in the city.
YVR Environmental Advisory Committee
YVR Noise Management Committee
Provides feedback and guidance to the Vancouver International Airport Authority about noise management issues at the airport.