COVID Impacts to Building Inspection & Permits
July 14 Update. Please note: The City of Maple Ridge is transitioning to the next step of the BC Restart Plan and continues to ensure that worker safety is a priority as the new COVID-19 WorkSafeBC guidance evolves. We will be maintaining our current work system for Building Inspections & Permits. In an effort to complete as many inspections as possible, inspections of occupied buildings will still be conducted via video. When booking an inspection, please ensure that you provide your email and cell phone number that will be with you at the time of the inspection (please ensure that you have the MS Teams app and Zoom installed on your phone). If your inspection will be conducted via video you will be contacted on the day of the inspection. Depending on the location of your project within Maple Ridge we may have to look at alternative approaches. We appreciate your understanding as we work through these changes.
Reduced staffing levels have had an impact on processing times for permits and we have enacted extraordinary measures to address the delays for files that are in our system. We recognize that timing is critical in the construction industry and have focused staff resources on plan checking so that permits are issued as quickly as possible. We have made progress on the volume of work that has been delayed and are reaching out to you for assistance in helping us focus on this work.
Experienced staff have been redeployed from answering our phone line and we ask that customers use email@example.com for all enquiries until further notice. Responses are being prioritized but it may take a few days for us to respond. We recognize that the delays in our usual processing times are a source of frustration. Those key staff who tested positive are now at various stages of recovery and, in the coming weeks, we expect more staff to return to work to supplement the team that has been focused on getting your projects reviewed.
The Building Department landing page can be accessed at mapleridge.ca/184.
We ask for your understanding as we deal with this unusual situation and will reach out if we have questions about your file or when your permit is ready.
Building Department Check Daily Inspection Schedule (AM / PM)
Click here to view the Daily inspection schedules for all permit types issued by the building department, and to find out if your inspection will be in the morning (am) or afternoon(pm).
Building Department Online Inspection Booking
Click here to request an inspection. This service is for all permit types and is currently replacing the 24 hour inspection phone line. For electrical inspections and gas final inspections you will now be completing the declaration on-line as part of the request process. Once the request has been scheduled in the system you will receive a confirmation email.
Building Department Online Inspection Results
Click Here to retrieve your most recent inspection results. Due to the volume of inspections you will only be able to retrieve inspection results for the previous two week period based on the day you access the system.
Building Department Online Payment
Building Department Online Permit Submissions
Click here to submit building permit Applications. This service is being provided at this time to deal with the current COVID-19 issue, to ensure we can maintain business operations.
This is intended for application sizes exceeding 10 MB. All drawings sealed by Architects and Engineers must be colour copies with drawings packaged separately then documents and in PDF format.
This link will take you to the Guide for the use of this system. Permit applications 10 MB or less in size are to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Building Permit Enquiries
Check Building Permits online. Inspections can be booked via email to Inspection Requests or by phone at 604-467-7380 or fax at 604-467-7461.
Burning Area Interactive Map
Residents in the "Area Open to Burning" Interactive Map must follow Bylaw 5535-1997 (PDF). Residents within the "Area Closed to Burning" Interactive Map (between Pitt Meadows on the west and 240 Street on the east, the Fraser River on the south and 126/128 Avenue (approximate) on the north) are not allowed any type of wood burning fires including open pit campfires or commercially available fireplaces.
Backyard Fire Permits are no longer available for purchase. Provided there isn’t a ban on outdoor burning, Backyard Fire Permits will be available for purchase at 8:00 am on October 1st, for the period of October 15 to November 15.For more information on backyard fire permits and guidelines, please visit the Backyard Burning webpage. To see if you live in the Open to Burning area, please check our interactive map or call 604 463-5880.
Business Finder is a new online mapping service, designed to visually display business license information. Features such as filtering by business license number, business type and keyword are available, as well as many options to export and copy the data. Home-based businesses are not shown at this time, because there may be some concerns about disclosing residential addresses.
Pay your Business Licence online. All you need is your
The Contract Registry provides information to the public on contracts awarded by the City.The registry includes current and historical contracts for goods and services and one time purchases valued over $20,000 issued after January 1, 2015.
The Crime Map provides information about recent and historical property crime incidents. The provided data has been anonymized and contains no personal information. Incident markers that are displayed, are positioned at their approximate locations. By
Dog Licence Renewal
Pay Your Annual Dog Licence Fees online. All you need is your account number and access code from your invoice and one of the following forms of payment; MasterCard, Visa or certain Debit Cards (TD Canada Trust, Bank of Montreal, Scotiabank and RBC Royal Bank).
Emergency Service Statistics by Neighbourhood Map
This map displays information about the variety and number of emergency calls for service within the City of Maple Ridge. Due to response grid changes over time, not all incidents may be included.
Land Development Application Viewer
The Land Development Application Viewer is a new online mapping service that provides a way for citizens to enquire
MyCity is a secure online service that provides homeowners and businesses access to information about your Maple Ridge property tax, metered
Open Government Portal
The Open Government Portal was created to engage citizens and to increase accessibility, transparency and accountability. It was launched as a beta site and become available on October 17, 2017, after it’s reveal to City Council. Along with the web portal, a flagship application called What’s Happening Around Me? (WHAM) is available. It was designed to make it easy and fun for Maple Ridge citizens to see what’s happening in their neighbourhood at any given moment. This application is currently still in the beta stage, and will continue to grow and improve over time.
The parks system includes
Property InformationAvailable information includes Assessments and Property Information Reports. Look up property information here.
Property Taxes and Utilities
Pay your property taxes and utilities by credit card through Paymentus Corporation, a
Parks, Recreation & Culture Program Registration
Parks, Recreation & Culture is pleased to offer you the flexibility of online program registration 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Recycling Day Finder
Use the recycling day finder to determine when
Report a Concern (Request Tracker)
You can report a variety of issues including pavement/pothole issues, street light issues and noisy manhole covers online or via the mobile application. You will receive an electronic confirmation that the form has been received upon submission. On the next business day, this information will be recorded as a request and referred to the appropriate department for action as timing and resources allow. Email Enquiries if your concern is of a technical nature (ex: broken link on website, incorrect or missing information or even if you have a suggestion that you would like us to consider implementing).
Maple Ridge has a number of maps online to help you enjoy all that this community has to offer. Our web-based map service contains visual information about properties, facilities, attractions, utilities, schools, parks and aerial imagery.
RSS, or really simple syndication, is just one of the many interactive features on our website. RSS enables you to track events or news headlines from a single place - whether it is your desktop or web browser.
Although Service BC is not a City online service, the City provides a link as Service BC is your source for front-line government services and information in British Columbia. Service BC delivers hundreds of programs and services to residents,
Service Request Viewer
The Service Request Viewer Application is designed to display active and historical information about the various service requests our Operations Department receives. This information is provided for convenience, and should be confirmed by contacting the Operations Department at 604-463-9581.
Pay Your Parking Ticket or Municipal Ticket online. All you need is the ticket number and one of the following forms of payment; MasterCard, Visa or certain Debit cards (TD Canada Trust, Bank of Montreal, Scotiabank and RBC Royal Bank).
See whats' going on around you in Maple Ridge with WHAM our easy-to-use application. Scroll the right pane to check out upcoming community events, road closures, find parks, property development and so much more!