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

May 30, 2024 Public Hearing 

You can speak about: 

  • CD-1 Rezoning: 1805 Victoria Dive
  • CD-1 Rezoning: 5350-5430 Heather Street
  • CD-1 Rezoning: 8815-8827 Selkirk Street
  • Rezoning: 4635-4675 Arbutus Street
  • CD-1 Rezoning: 130-150 West Broadway and 2520 Columbia Street

The deadline to request to speak for the above items is Thursday, May 30, 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.