The City is actively monitoring updates from local, provincial and federal health authorities and is committed to taking further action as directed by these agencies to protect the safety of residents. Updates will be posted on the City’s social media channels and pittmeadows.ca/covid19.

Know Before You Go: COVID-19 Protocols

Proof of Vaccination Requirement

By order of the Provincial Health Officer, a Vaccine Card will be required to access Recreation and Culture facilities and services. Starting September 13, you must have at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. By October 24, you must be fully vaccinated. Effective Mon. Sept. 27 customers using select Recreation services must have a QR Code Vaccine Card (electronic or print). Other forms will not be accepted after this date. No exceptions or exemptions will be made. The Pitt Meadows Library is offering the service of assisting with the printing of the QR Vaccine Card if needed. Note that proof of vaccination is not required to enter the library.

The requirement applies to all people born in 2009 or earlier (12+) and covers:

  • Gyms, and recreation facilities. See the full list of City Recreation activities here.
  • Indoor organized gatherings like weddings, parties, conferences, meetings and workshops
  • Indoor organized group recreational classes and activities like pottery and art
  • Does not include K to 12 school and before and after school programs
  • Indoor ticketed concerts, theatre, dance, symphony and sporting events
  • Other required areas can be viewed on the provincial website

Learn more on the Province of British Columbia Vaccination Proof webpage here.

Mandatory Masks In All Indoor Public Spaces

Updated Oct. 12, 2021: Masks must be worn in all indoor public spaces throughout B.C. By order of the provincial health officer people aged five and older are required to wear masks in indoor public settings, regardless of vaccination status. These settings include:

  • city halls, libraries, community and recreation centres;
  • common areas of sport and fitness centres when not engaged in physical activity (ie: using a machine). Masks must be worn at all times when in transit within the fitness centre.
  • additional settings apply and can be viewed on the provincial website.

Learn more on the Province of British Columbia Mask Mandate here.

City Hall is open to the public with safety protocols in place. All visitors must wear a mask.  Please do not visit if you are sick, have travelled recently, or have been exposed to COVID-19. Use the BC Covid-19 Self-Assessment Tool if you need guidance.

Public Health Information

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Walk-in vaccine appointments are available for everyone 12+. Visit fraserhealth.ca/vaccine to find nearby locations.
    • Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows Community Services is helping seniors get immunized by booking appointments and providing transportation. If you or someone you know needs help with their COVID-19 vaccine appointment, call 604.467.6911

COVID-19 Restrictions

  • For the latest Provincial Restrictions: gov.bc.ca/covid19
  • Masks are mandatory in all indoor public spaces.
  • Proof of vaccination is required to access some non-essential services starting September 13, 2021. This includes most areas of the Pitt Meadows Family Recreation Centre. Proof of vaccination will not be required for entry to City Hall. For full details about BC's Vaccine Card, visit gov.bc.ca.

COVID-19 Resources

 

Pitt Meadows Recreation Vaccination Requirements

Vaccine Card and Identification Must Be Shown For:

  • Fitness Centre access
  • Gymnasium programs and rentals for the  following:
    • 22Y+ participants
    • Spectators in the gymnasium
    • Parents/ Guardians for programs such as Stay & Play, Parent & Child Playtime, Sport Programs
  • Group Fitness classes
  • Organized rentals or events with over 50 people
  • Skating Lessons: parent or adult supporting child not required to provide proof

Vaccine Card NOT Required For:

  • Washroom access
  • Lobby area
  • Lounge access
  • Gymnasium programs and rentals for the following:
    • 0-21Y participants
  • Pitt Meadows Art Gallery access
Status of City Facilities

Beginning September 14, 2020, the City began reopening select facilities, programs, and services using a phased approach with the safety of residents and staff as a top priority. Learn more here. 

Reopening Schedule

Playgrounds, sports courts, the spray park, the skate park and BMX track are open to users with user guideline signs posted that include maintaining physical distance from other users, washing/sanitizing hands before and after use and staying home if unwell.  The Harris Road Outdoor pool remains closed.

The Fire Hall and the Public Works Yard are still closed to the public at this time. Our eServices let you access City accounts and services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can also email or phone us Monday to Friday 8:30am- 4:30pm. For the lasted news, information and updates from the City visit our website and follow us on social media!

Enhanced Bylaw Services

The City of Pitt Meadows has enhanced Bylaw services in response to COVID-19. Bylaw staff are proactively monitoring sites throughout the community to ensure that the Provincial Health Officer’s orders are being followed. They will continue to liaise with the Ridge Meadows RCMP as required.  The most efficient way to report an infraction to bylaws is to call 604.465.2428 or email bylaw@pittmeadows.ca.

Given the vast terrain of the City of Pitt Meadows, Bylaws is working hard to prioritize and respond to complaints that come in.

Permitting/Inspection Interim Protocols

As part of proactive measures to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus and ensure safety, the City will be implementing the following permitting and inspection procedures until further notice: Permitting/Inspection Interim Protocols.

Business Licences

In the event of closures of City Hall to the public, business licence applications can be dropped in the drop box at City Hall (12007, Harris Road, Pitt Meadows, BC, V3Y 2B5) or emailed to dbarbosa@pittmeadows.ca. For more information and to obtain an application, visit pittmeadows.ca/businesslicence.

Contact Us

City Hall is opened to the public. Our eServices let you access City accounts and services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can also email or phone us Monday to Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm. For the lasted news, information and updates from the City visit our website and follow us on social media.

eServices: mypittmeadows.com
Phone: 604.465.5454
email: info@pittmeadows.ca 

Facility bookings: bookings@pittmeadows.ca
Programs:  parksandrec@pittmeadows.ca

Past City Updates

To help prevent the spread of the virus, the City implemented the following measures in response to COVID-19:

  • Declared a State of Local Emergency to provide the City with extraordinary powers to enforce public safety measures in support of guidelines from the Provincial Health Officer;
  • Activated the City’s pandemic and business continuity plan to ensure that we can maintain our core services such as water, sewer and fire;
  • Activated the City’s Emergency Operations Centre;
  • Provided remote access tools for key staff to work from home; 
  • Enhanced Bylaw services; and 
  • Continues to keep the community informed.

City services have been available online throughout the pandemic at mypittmeadows.com.

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