Information for Multi-Family Homes

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Note also that many services are available online to continue to serve the community at this time.

The City does not provide solid waste collection services to multi-family dwellings (townhouses, condominiums and apartment buildings) and therefore does not collect garbage utility fees from those homes.  If residents of multi-family dwellings do not currently participate in recycling or organics collection programs through their buildings strata management, Metro Vancouver has developed useful information for strata councils, property managers and residents to help them get started on these programs.


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