Stage 3 Water Shortage Response Plan In Effect Until Rescinded

Posted July 20, 2015

All forms of lawn sprinkling using treated drinking water are further curtailed. See the At A Glance Guide to know what type of water use is restricted under Metro Vancouver's Water Shortage Response Plan Stage 3 and is enforced by the City of Burnaby. Learn more »

No Smoking in Parks, Trails & Green Spaces | No Charcoal Barbeques in Parks

Due to the dry weather and heat that could result in fire hazards, the City of Burnaby advises all park users that there is NO SMOKING permitted in the Burnaby parks, trails and green spaces.

Charcoal barbeques in City of Burnaby parks and beaches are prohibited. At this time, only propane gas barbeques are permitted. Please check the city’s website for updates on whether all types of barbequing will be banned if conditions worsen. Learn more »

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Mayor & Council

The Mayor and Council are elected by the residents of Burnaby and are responsible for providing municipal government services. The Mayor is the head and chief executive officer of the City. The Council is the governing body of the City, and is responsible for seeing that City resources are used for the benefit and protection of its citizens.

Council - Group - 2014

Top Row (left to right): Councillor Nick Volkow, Councillor Paul McDonell, Mayor Derek Corrigan, Councillor Dan Johnston, Councillor James Wang.
Bottom Row (left to right): Councillor Pietro Calendino, Councillor Colleen Jordan, Councillor Anne Kang, Councillor Sav Dhaliwal.

The City is advised by various Boards, Committees, and Commissions which are appointed by City Council. Executive bodies, appointed by Council, make decisions within guidelines provided by Council.

These bodies include:

  • Board of Variance – Accountable for approving requests for minor variances to the Burnaby Zoning Bylaw regarding the site, size and dimensions of buildings.
  • Parks, Recreation & Culture Commission – Accountable for the development, maintenance and operation of all parks and parks' property and the organization of recreation programs in the City.
  • Public Library Board – Accountable for the operation of all libraries in Burnaby.

Advisory bodies, appointed by Council, are identified in the City’s Organizational Chart. These bodies advise and make recommendations to City Council.  

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Mayor's Office
Phone: 604-294-7340
4949 Canada Way
Burnaby BC, V5G 1M2

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