- At 54%, North Vancouver’s ratio of parkland under special policy protection for sensitive ecosystems is twice the average.
- With nearly 23 community gardens per 100,000 people, North Vancouver is tied with Red Deer with the highest ratio.
- North Vancouver is one of about a quarter of cities that offer a formal park volunteer program, a grant program, and a policy to waive permit fees for groups in financial need.
ha parkland per 1000 people
169 ha of total parkland
of total parkland is natural area
90 total ha
of parkland is environmentally significant/protected
91 total ha²
of total city land is parkland
1183 ha of total city area
Community gardens/urban farms
Parkland provision goal (in ha per 1000 people)
Parks operating budget per person
Total parks capital budget
Provincially legislated tools available for parkland development
5% of development site or cash-in-lieu
¹Source: 2016 Census ²Includes ESAs rated "high" only. ³Includes Park Steward program only.
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