Our City Hall campus is in need of development.
Growing communities, evolving technology and safety requirements means our City Hall campus needs are expanding.
Some buildings are due for seismic upgrades, while others can benefit from operational efficiencies and improved delivery of services.
In response, we are asking you to reimagine City Hall - one that will support the evolving needs of citizens and staff in the decades to come.
Why reimagine our campus?
Reimagining City Hall will:
- Improve the safety of public and civic staff
- Improve access and delivery to city public services
- Optimize city-owned assets
- Embrace changing work styles for the future
- Prioritize technological advancement
- Leverage City strategies including sustainable growth
More than just a building
Our City Hall campus is more than just a heritage building. We have a number of buildings across the city that house different departments to support the functions of City Hall.
Our online services have expanded over time to allow civic engagement from your home or mobile device. We want your help to understand how these changes impact your engagement with City Hall.
Help us reimagine the campus
In the coming months, we will be asking for input on how City Hall should adapt to support changing needs and a sustainable future.
Reimagining City Hall is an opportunity to create innovative, inspiring, and inclusive spaces.
Input received will help inform recommendations presented to Council. We commit to ensuring the public’s contribution will influence the recommendations.
In the meantime, we encourage you to think about attributes that could be incorporated into our future City Hall.
More about City Hall
The Vancouver City Hall building was built in 1936. Discover the history, architecture, and interior design. Visit in person or online.
Acquires, preserves, and makes available the records that tell the story of Vancouver and its people.
Here is our process and anticipated milestones.
Improve safety and assess needs
Declared seismically unsound, the East Wing (2675 Yukon Street) building is slated for removal.
Seismic upgrades to the West Annex building (515 West 10th Avenue), and deconstruction and renovation of the East Wing begin.
Facility Planners and Architects assess current space requirements and future needs of City Hall.
Report on the findings from assessment
We are here
Reimagine what could be
Engage citizens and staff for input through workshops, public events, questionnaires and other opportunities for dialogue. Collect ideas, explore options.
Draft and share recommendations. Present recommendations to Council.