Sign up to speak at a Council meeting or hearing

What you need to know

At all meetings and hearings:

  • You can submit comments for a meeting, even if an item doesn't allow a speaker
  • You can speak by phone (recommended) or in-person
  • Speakers can speak to staff reports that contain recommendations and Council member motions, unless it's in a closed meeting

Upcoming meetings and hearings accepting speakers

Registered to speak? Review how to prepare to speak at a meeting or hearing

Understand our meeting types: Review types of Council meetings

Upcoming meetings and hearings accepting speakers

Agendas are typically posted 1 week before the meeting. 

Some agenda items may remain on the agenda over multiple meeting days or be referred from 1 meeting type to another.

  1. Review agenda
  2. Fill out form to request to speak
  3. Review deadlines, how to sign up, and speaker conditions

July 25, 2024 Public Hearing 

You can speak about: 

  • Rezoning: 4569 Oak Street
  • CD-1 Rezoning: 998 East 19th Avenue
  • CD-1 (82) Text Amendment: 749 West 33rd Avenue, 4865-4885 Heather Street, 4818 Willow Street and 4885 Saint John Paul II Way
  • CD-1 Rezoning: 800 Commercial Drive
  • CD-1 Rezoning: 2096 West Broadway and 2560-2576 Arbutus Street
  • 2024 Annual Inflationary Rate Adjustments to Density Bonus Contributions

The deadline to request to speak for the above items is Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 5 pm for online requests and register from 5:30 pm to 6 pm by calling 604-829-4238. You can also register in person on the day of the hearing, between 5:30 pm and 6 pm at City Hall.

You can also speak to the item by calling in with the number provided on X (previously Twitter) and on the live stream during the meeting.

Request to speak          View the full agenda

Deadlines, how to sign up, and speaker conditions

Don't want to speak at a meeting? Comment online

Comment about Council and standing committee meeting agenda items

Provide feedback to City Council about a Council meeting agenda item.

Comment about public hearing agenda items (rezoning and heritage)

Tell City Council what you think about rezoning applications or heritage designations being considered at public hearings.