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 Liasion provides personalized location and permit assistance for filming in Pitt Meadows to ensure your filming experience is seamless and enjoyable.
Please note: the Filming Liasion is available Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays from 9 am to 2 pm. Please call 604-460-6755 during office hours or feel free to send an email to email@example.com
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. Checklist
Film Company Business Licence Application
When filming in Pitt Meadows, it is required that all production companies hold a valid business licence, and film permit.
Filming in Pitt Meadows
- Filming Fee Bylaw
- Filming Checklist
- Business Licence Application
- Schedule A - Location Filming Permit Application
- Schedule D - Highway Use Permit Application
- Schedule E - Hold Harmless
- Schedule H - Grant Narrows and Pitt Addington
- Schedule I - Bordertown
- Bordertown and Codd Island
- Copy of Insurance Certificate evidencing a minimum of $5,000,000.00 comprehensive liability insurance, naming the City of Pitt Meadows as additional named insured
- Aerial Map Overlay Site Plan including: times, date(s), parking location(s), safety plan, and traffic management plan
- Filming Notification Letter
- Schedule K - Abeyance to Noise Control Bylaw No. 2138 (for production activities between 9:00pm and 7:00am)
- Fire - Pyrotechnics Permit (Schedule B, Bylaw No. 2673)
Please submit all completed forms to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Depending on the filming activity you anticipate performing, you may be required to provide additional information and/or complete additional forms. Please contact the City's Filming Liasion to determine which forms may apply to you.
- Special Flight Operations Certificate from Transport Canada
- Approval from the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations & Rural Development, contact Maureen Nadeau at Maureen.Nadeau@gov.bc.ca
- Approval from Katzie First Nation
- Site safety visit with Fire Department
Once the production has been completed, please submit the Film Wrap form.
|Film Permit Application||$300|
|Business Licence||$111 ($55.50 if applied for after July 1)|
|Highway Use Permit||$100|
|Street Use Fee||$150|
|Film Inspection Fee||$78.75 (Including GST)|
|Municipal Sports Field||$1500/day|
|Use of Fire Hydrant||No use permitted|
|Police Fees||Varies per request, call for an estimate|
|GST #||10698 4305 RT0001|