Highway Use Permits (and the use of highways to other areas in the City of Pitt Meadows):  Review the Highway & Traffic Bylaw prior to submitting your permit application.  Please note that Permit A (Highway Use Permit) is found within Bylaw No. 2260.  

A Highway Use Permit is necessary for a variety of types of development and business operations, including:

  • Building Permit (including Demolition)
  • Soil Removal & Deposit Permit
  • Monitoring Well Permit
  • Off-site Works
  • Overloaded/Oversized Vehicle Permit
  • Bin Permit

The Highway and Traffic Bylaw regulates the use, maintenance, and construction standards of highways in the City of Pitt Meadows.

Application Process

A Highway Use Permit may be required on its own or in conjunction with a development project.  The Engineering Department will only accept complete application packages, including:

  • Complete Highway Use Permit Application (see Permit A of the Highway and Traffic Bylaw)
  • Fees and securities as outlined in the Highway and Traffic Bylaw, including:
    • Highway Use Permit Security – to repair damage likely to be done to the highway
    • Highway Use Permit Fee (application and inspection)

Download your application. 

Highway Use Permit Application

Approval Process

Your site may be inspected as part of your approval and monitoring process.  Your project must comply with applicable regulations and permit conditions at all times.

After review, the Engineering Department will execute the Highway Use Permit, taking into consideration the completion of the document, security, nature of the project, truck route map etc.  The applicant will be provided a copy for their records.

Renewal

To renew your permit, please provide the applicable application renewal fee (see Highway and Traffic Bylaw) and update all applicable specifications as necessary to identify any changes to site conditions and to demonstrate compliance with current bylaws and regulations.

Completion

If the Highway Use Permit is associated with a Building Permit, the Engineering Department must receive notification of final inspection from the Building Division before initiating the final engineering inspection.

For all other releases, the Engineering Division must receive communication indicating completion of the project and request for inspection.

Confirmation from a registered professional may also be required for release of securities, such as a Soil Removal and Deposit Permit. The security release must be approved by Pitt Meadows’ Engineering Department and will be released to the depositor.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Let us answer some of  your questions regarding Highway (Road) Use Permits.

When do I need a Highway (road) Use Permit?

A Highway Use Permit is necessary for a variety of types of development and business operations, including:

  • Building Permit (including Demolition)
  • Soil Removal & Deposit Permit
  • Monitoring Well Permit
  • Off-site Works
  • Overloaded/Oversized Vehicle Permit
  • Bin Permit

If in doubt, just contact us and we'll help you to determine if you require one.

What costs are associated with a Highway (Road) Use Permit?
Application Fee (non-refundable)$50.00
Permit Fee$100.00 / day
Inspection Fee$75.00 (plus GST)
Security DepositTo be determined by Engineering

 

How long does it take to process a permit?

Please allow  up to 15 business days for your application to be reviewed. 

How can I pay for my permit?

City Hall accepts cheques (payable to City of Pitt Meadows), cash, or debit card for all payments.  In some cases, Mastercard or Visa may be used.

Credit cards cannot be used for security deposits or amounts exceeding $1000.00

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