Roundup of Business at City Council for the week of May 29, 2023 & Updates to the Procedure By-law

Vancouver City Hall
June 1 2023 –

City Council met this week to hear and discuss a variety of topics during Council, and Standing Committee on Policy and Strategic Priorities.

Vancouver City Council has recently updated the Procedure By-law to streamline Council proceedings. Public hearings scheduled on Thursdays will start at 1 pm, instead of 6 pm. Members motions will be placed on Standing Committee agendas on Wednesdays. Registered speakers will have three minutes to address Council. Should a registered speaker require additional time to accommodate accessibility needs, the Chair has discretion to allow more time. Lastly, Council will not have the ability to ask speakers questions. For more information, please refer to By-law No. 13682. (96 KB)

Tuesday, May 30

This week’s Council began with the approval of the following communication, reports and referral reports on consent:

After that, Council approved the following unfinished business and reports:

Council then approved By-laws 1-14, (28 MB) By-laws 15 and 16, (631 KB) and an Administrative Motion – Resolution – Zoning and Development By-law Amendments to Rezone Areas from RS-1 and RT-1 to RM-8A and RM-8AN. (727 KB)

Wednesday, May 31

The Standing Committee on Policy and Strategic Priorities began with the approval of the following reports on consent: 

After that, the Standing Committee received a presentation on 2023 Transportation & Public Space Directors’ Update, (18 MB) then approved the following reports and Member’s Motions:

A Council meeting was convened immediately following the Standing Committee meeting in which Council approved the recommendations and actions of the preceding Standing Committee on Policy and Strategic Priorities.

The next regular meeting of Council is scheduled for Tuesday, June 13, 2023 at 9:30 am. Find agendas and meeting reports on