The Natural Place to Film

Only a quick two hour flight from Hollywood, USA, there's a reason why the Greater Vancouver region is the third largest film production area in North America.  Located outside Vancouver's "studio zone", production companies that film in Pitt Meadows are eligible for the BC Film Tax Credit.

The City of Pitt Meadows offers a wide range of filming locations.  From the pristine waters of North America's largest tidal lake to a fast paced urban centre with a unique heritage area, this small yet progressive community boasts an astonishing array of locations.   The growing film industry brings jobs and revenue to the city benefiting our community as a whole.  Not to mention the positive impact on local businesses who are serving and meeting the needs of large production companies and film crews.  Ever considered having your property in a motion picture?  Apply with Creative BC to have your home listed as a possible location.   

Interested in Applying for a Film Permit?

For questions, inquiries, or to submit your application, please contact us!  The Filming Coordinator provides personalized location and permit assistance for filming in Pitt Meadows to ensure your filming experience is seamless and enjoyable.

Completed applications with full details must be submitted at least five (5) business days in advance of the proposed filming activity for proper review.   Late or incomplete submissions will not be considered.

Business License Application

When filming in Pitt Meadows, it is required that all production companies hold a valid business license.  

Film Company Business License Application

Filming Policy & Bylaw

Please review our Film Fee Bylaw No. 2700 and Filming Policy C028 for information regarding the new Hot Spot Designations, City services, guidelines, fees, traffic management, application procedures, and other filming information. 

Fees
Film Permit Application$300
Business License$111 ($55.50 after August 1st)
Security Deposit$2000
Highway Use Permit$100
Street Use Fee$150 per day/road/parking lot
Noise Abeyance$100
Pyrotechnic Permit$200
Film Inspection Fee$78.75
Municipal Facility$2000/day
Municipal Park$500/day
Municipal Sports Field$1500/day
Use of Fire HydrantNo use permitted
Police FeesVaries per request, call for an estimate
GST #10698 4305 RT0001
Filming Application Forms
Additional Documentation

Depending on the filming activity you anticpate performing, you may be required to provide additional information and/or complete additional forms.  Please contact the City's Filming Coordinator to determine which forms may apply to you.

  • Highway Use Permit
  • Pyrotechnic Permit
  • Special Flight Operations Certificate from Transport Canada
  • Approval from the Ministry of Environment, contact Eric Balke at Eric.Balke@gov.bc.ca
  • Approval from Katzie First Nation
  • Site safety visit with Fire Department

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