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Archived - Mar 07City improving permit process to be more responsive, service oriented

We have made significant investments in improving development processes and wait times to improve workflow and overall customer experience in 2016. Learn more.

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Archived - Mar 07Character Home Zoning Review directions look to add housing and incentives to retain older homes

City staff provided an update to Council today that summarized the main highlights of what we’ve heard over the past several years.

Awards of excellence

Archived - Mar 01Exceptional citizens honoured at 2017 Vancouver Awards of Excellence

Seventeen exceptional Vancouver individuals, organizations, and businesses were honoured for their outstanding civic achievements. Mike Harcourt, former mayor of the City of Vancouver and premier of British Columbia, received the Freedom of the City award.

Leek House, 2013 Heritage Award winner

Archived - Feb 24Nominations open for People's Choice Heritage Awards

Nominate a project, small or large, that preserves heritage buildings, structures, or other features located in Vancouver. Nominations close March 18.

Suite showing a bed, dresser, and armchair inside the temporary modular housing building at 220 Terminal Avenue

Archived - Feb 16Doors open for Vancouver's first temporary modular housing development

Learn about this innovative building solution that provides interim homes for 40 male and female residents on low- and fixed-income.

West End Parking Strategy

Archived - Feb 09West End Parking Strategy makes way for smoother trips to popular neighbourhood

Council approved the West End Parking Strategy to make it easier for residents and their visitors to find a parking near home.

Vancouver City Hall

Archived - Feb 07City’s credit rating outlook upgraded by international agency

The City's credit rating has been upgraded to AAA (stable outlook) from AA+ (positive outlook) by international agency Standard and Poor’s Rating Service.

Snow on a garbage bin

Archived - Feb 06Green Bin collection temporarily suspended

Green Bins won't be collected this week so City crews can clear snow and collect garbage. Collection will restart on Tuesday, February 14. Learn more.

Apartment building

Archived - Feb 03Warmer, quieter, and more comfortable homes

We will be seeking approval from Council next week to update the Vancouver Building Bylaw with better energy efficiency requirements for new low-rise buildings six storeys and under including townhomes.

City of Vancouver salt bay

Archived - Feb 02City prepares for possible early February snowfall

We are preparing for another possible snowfall, anticipated at this time to begin as early as Friday morning. Find out how we are preparing for the possible snowfall.

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