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.

City communication

July 31, 2020 - Phased Reopening Plans for Recreation, Cultural Facilities, Programs and Services
July 24, 2020 - Pitt Meadows Arena Reopening for Organized Skill Development
July 13, 2020 - Pitt Meadows Reopens Fields to Sport User Groups
June 25, 2020 - Council Approves Temporary Patios and Outdoor Retail Space to Support Businesses
June 19, 2020 - Celebrate Canada Day in Pitt Meadows!
June 16, 2020 - Harris Road Spray Park Opening June 18
June 15, 2020 - The City of Pitt Meadows Celebrates 2020 Graduates
June 11, 2020 - City Hall Opening Monday June 15 to July 3 for Tax Payments
June 9, 2020 - Regional coordination of re-opening dates (Inter Municipal COVID-19 Update)
May 29, 2020 - Pitt Meadows Reopens Playgrounds June 1
May 28, 2020 - Celebrate Pitt Meadows Day from the Comfort and Safety of Home
May 22, 2020 - Pitt Meadows Reopens Sports Courts and Outdoor Amenities
May 8, 2020 - Harris Road Outdoor Pool to Remain Closed for Summer
May 6, 2020 - City Council Delays Property Tax Penalty Date to October 1
May 5, 2020 - City Exercises Financial Prudence During COVID-19
April 29, 2020 - City Launches Residential Grant Program to Ease Financial Burden of COVID-19
April 23, 2020 - Community Check-In Task Force Established for Youth, Seniors and Vulnerable Citizens
April 20, 2020 - City Launches “Shop Local” Online Initiative in Support of Local Business
April 20, 2020 - Message from CAO: Prioritizing Essential Services, Ensuring Financial Prudence and Protecting Jobs
April 7, 2020 - City of Pitt Meadows Launches Local Business and Services Listing
March 31, 2020 - Mayor Dingwall's interview with CKNW on physical distancing and City efforts
March 26, 2020 - Pitt Meadows Day Event Postponed until Fall
March 25, 2020 - City Requests Tax Deferrals and Financial Supports from Province
March 25, 2020 - Council Establishes Economic Resiliency Task Force
March 24, 2020 - City Bylaws Department Ramps-up Proactive Education to Enhance Compliance of Physical Distancing Requirements 
March 23, 2020 - Message from Mayor, Bill Dingwall: Use of 9-1-1 System for Emergencies
March 22, 2020 - Press Release from the Ridge Meadows Hospital Physician Engagement Society
March 20, 2020 - State of Local Emergency Officially Enacted
March 20, 2020 - City Submits Formal Documentation to Minister of Public Safety to Declare a Local State of Emergency in Response to COVID-19
March 16, 2020 - City Closes Facilities and Cancels Events, Until Further Notice, to Prevent Spread of COVID-19

What is the City is doing

To help prevent the spread of the virus, the following measures have been implemented:

  • 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 
  • Continuing to keep the community informed.

For all health-related concerns, please call 811 or 1-888-COVID-19 (1-888-268-4319) or text 604-630-0300.

    City services will continue to be available online at mypittmeadows.com

    What you can do

    • stay home unless absolutely necessary;
    • keep two metres or six feet away from everyone;
    • wash your hands frequently;
    • and remind your loved ones of the same directives.

    For more information and updates please visit one of the websites below. Translated information is available on the Fraser Health website and the Healthlinkbc website.

    Resources

    Parks, Recreation and Arts Programming, and Facilities and Rentals

    For the most up-to-date information visit

    pmparksandrec.ca

    How to Report a Public Health Order Concern

    The Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General is utilizing powers under the Emergency Program Act to keep British Columbians safe and support the Province’s ongoing response to COVID-19. On March 26, a ministerial order that enables bylaw officers to support enforcement of the provincial health officer’s orders was enacted.

    Contact information for reporting: 

    Contact Fraser Heath at hpmapleridge@fraserhealth.ca or 604-587-3936 to report any businesses in the following categories that are not adhering to current BC Government public health orders and Fraser Health Medical Officer orders:

    • Food and drink establishments offering dine in.
    • Personal service establishments, such as salons, spas, tattoo shops, and massage places, that are open to the public or otherwise offering services.
    • All indoor fitness facilities including weight training, gymnastics or martial arts facilities, yoga or dance studios, and other similar sport or exercise facilities. This includes fitness facilities in Strata complexes.

    Contact bylaw@pittmeadows.ca or 604-465-2428 ext. 2 to report the secondary selling of essential goods (medical supplies, masks, cleaning supplies) or to report concerns related to other businesses within Pitt Meadows.

    Workers who have concerns regarding social distancing at their workplace should address them directly with their employer, visit worksafebc.com, or call Worksafe BC directly at 1-888-621-7233.

    To report an event where there is a gathering larger than 50 people, or quarantine complaints, contact the RCMP at rm.inquiries@rcmp-grc.gc.ca, or the Non-Emergency Line at 604-463-6251.

    Please note that given the dynamic nature of the pandemic, the information above is subject to change.

    Status of City Facilities

    The City of Pitt Meadows has closed Fraser Valley Regional Library (FVRL), Heritage Hall, Pitt Meadows Art Gallery (PMAG), Pitt Meadows Family Recreation Centre (PMFRC), Pitt Meadows Arena, Pitt Meadows Museum and Hoffmann Garage, South Bonson Community Centre (SBCC) and all sports fields to organized groups. Playgrounds, sports courts, the skate park and BMX track are open to users with user guideline signs posted that include maintaing physical distance from other users, washing/sanitizing hands before and after use and staying home if unwell.  The spray park and pool remain closed.

    City Hall, Fire Hall and the Public Works Yard will still continue to operate but will not be open to the public. City Hall may be closed to the public but 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

    Enhanced Bylaw Services

    The City of Pitt Meadows has enhanced Bylaw services in response to COVID-19. Parks and Recreation staff have been redeployed to assist in supporting Bylaws by proactively monitoring sites throughout the community to ensure that the Provincial Health Officer’s orders are being followed. Bylaws staff will still 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.

    Please see more information, below about how to report a public health order concern. 

    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 light of the recent closure 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.

    Translink Transit Service Changes

    For the latest information on Translink's service changes please visit their website at translink.ca/servicechanges.

    Contact Us

    City Hall may be closed to the public but 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

     

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