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

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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

June 13, 2023 Council Meeting

You can speak about:​​

  • R1. Plumbing and Administrative Amendments to the Vancouver Building By-law, Water Works By-law and By-law Notice Enforcement By-law
  • R2. Directions Report: Consideration of Modification to Conditions of Approval 1616-1698 West Georgia Street, CD-1 (812)
  • R3. Auditor General Committee Recommendations Transmittal Report
  • R4. Business Licence Hearing Panels - September to December 2023

The deadline to request to speak to the above items is Monday, June 12, 2023, at 5 pm. Speakers will have 3 minutes to speak to Council.


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June 15, 2023 Public Hearing 

You can speak about: 

  • 1. Rezoning: 2325-2377 West 49th Avenue
  • 2. Rezoning: 3803-3823 West 10th Avenue
  • 3. CD-1 Rezoning: 427-449 West 39th Avenue
  • 4. Broadway Plan Implementation – Amendments to Zoning and Development By-law and Guidelines

The deadline to request to speak for the above items is Thursday, June 15, 2023 at 12 pm for online requests and from 12:30pm to 1pm, for phone in requests by calling 604-829-4238. You can also speak to the item by calling in with the number provided on twitter and on the live stream during the meeting.


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