Friday, December 12, 2014
Most areas of District Hall — including the engineering, permits, planning, and finance service counters — will be closed from Wednesday, December 24 at noon until Monday, January 5th at 8am.
However, the main customer service counter in District Hall will open on a modified schedule for some services.
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Help us recognize special projects and accomplishments in the field of heritage conservation, by nominating a person or project for a 2014 Heritage Award. Nominations are open until January 16, 2015.
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Due to this week's rockslide into the Seymour River, you should expect extensive trail closures on Fisherman's Trail, Homestead Trail, Twin Bridges Trail, Riverside Drive, Hyannis Point, Circuit 8, Incline Trail, and east side trail network.
The District has begun work to develop a new more customer-focussed and easy-to-use web site. One that brings us into the 21st century and provides our residents and businesses with a seamless experience.
Between Skyline and Grouse
Upper Powerline Trail, between Skyline and Grouse, remains closed as we carry out trailwork and bridge repair. We expect to re-open the trail at year-end and will keep you posted.
In order to assist residents, North Vancouver District will waive building and electrical permit fees and expedite permit processing for property owners needing to carry out repairs to their properties as a direct result of the recent flooding.
On November 3 and 4, the North Shore experienced high intensity rainfall that lasted several hours, resulting in flooding. District staff continue to assess infrastructure damage and are working to keep culverts and drainage basins clear in preparation for future storms.
District staff are also visiting area residences to assess damage to private property. If you experienced damage to your property as a result of the recent flood, and if you have not already reported to the District, please contact us at 604-990-2311.
Were you affected by the recent flooding on November 3 and 4? You may be eligible for financial support under British Columbia’s Disaster Financial Assistance (DFA) Program. Assistance is available to qualifying homeowners, residential tenants (renters), small business owners, and charitable organizations that incurred more than $1,000 of uninsurable damage during the recent flooding. Click here for more information. Information is also available on the Emergency Management BC website.
District Mayor Richard Walton joined Andrew Saxton, Member of Parliament for North Vancouver, and Naomi Yamamoto, Minister of State for Tourism and Small Business for British Columbia and MLA for North Vancouver-Lonsdale, on behalf of Todd Stone, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure for British Columbia, as they announced that funding is being set aside to build a new interchange where Highway 1 intersects with Mountain Highway. Find more details here.