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Contact Council & Staff
Here you will find contact information for Mayor and Council, as well as key staff in every department.top
Municipal Services Cost Comparison with Household Costs
Each year the annual Citizens Report contains a summary of key financial data [PDF, 649KB] which outlines various aspects of the District's financial position. The graph on the top of page 23 outlines the monthly cost of Municipal Services compared to other common household costs.top
Building or Remodelling
The Building Department is here to ensure all construction that occurs within the district meets the minimum standards for life and health safety as prescribed in the BC Building Code, the Safety Standards Act, the BC Electrical Code and the Gas Code.
- If you have building or construction questions please visit our Building Department FAQ page.
- To make an application for a subdivision, rezoning, or development permit, check out the District's application package.
Bylaw and Licensing
The Licences, Permits and Bylaws Department investigates and responds to complaints received about bylaw violations in the District of Maple Ridge. Bylaw enforcement generally refers to a host of actions directed at obtaining compliance with local government bylaws.
- If you have bylaw questions please visit our Bylaw and Licensing FAQ page.
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Chipping Program & Burning
In partnership with the District of Maple Ridge, the Ridge Meadows Recycling Society coordinates the Brush Chipping Program. No pre-registration is necessary. There is no specific day or time for pickup - for more information go to www.rmrecycling.org, visit "Chipping Program" or phone 604-463-5545.
Backyard burning is limited to "Open Areas", please read the regulations carefully and consider the Brush Chipping Program before burning.top
Garbage, Recycling & Composting
The District of Maple Ridge has an extensive recycling program which is operated by the Ridge Meadows Recycling Society. To arrange for collection, call Ridge Meadows Recycling at 604-463-5545; advise them you are a new resident and they will deliver your blue recycling box and colour-coded bags curbside at your address.
Maple Ridge residents are responsible for their own waste removal. Acceptable garbage may be taken to the transfer station or alternatively a listing of the private collectors can be found in the Yellow Pages under Garbage. Unlimited yard and garden trimmings can be dropped off at the transfer station.top
Licences, Permits & Tickets
- To dispute a Municipal Ticket Information (MTI) ticket visit Bylaw Enforcement. Tickets can be paid online.
- To obtain a Marriage Licence contact Service BC at 22470 Dewdney Trunk Road, Maple Ridge, BC.
Mowing (flail cutting) is done along roadsides and right-of-ways for safety purposes on defined routes. The District does not have a budget to cut grass, therefore roadside flail cutting and brushing of vegetation is done for safety, not aesthetics.top
The District of Maple Ridge provides for a level of snow removal service within financial, personnel, equipment, and other resource availability, for the improvement of vehicle mobility during winter conditions.
Learn more about how this plan works and some of the ways you can help crews when they are out there clearing the roads. See information on preparations before the snow starts falling.top
Residential lawn sprinkling hours are restricted to 4:00 am to 9:00 am. That is when the least amount of water used on lawns will evaporate. These restrictions are in place from June 1 to September 30.top
Streetlights & Traffic Lights
Report any streetlight issues to the District of Maple Ridge Operations Centre for both metal and wooden pole street lights. When reporting an issue, please be prepared to provide information including the closest address or intersection, the condition of the streetlight and whether or not it is on a wooden or metal pole.
The traffic lights on Lougheed Highway are maintained by the Ministry of Transportation and Highways with the exception of the seven lights in the downtown core, from 223 Street and Lougheed Highway to 116 Avenue and Lougheed Highway, which are maintained by the District. Report any issues with traffic lights that are maintained by the District to the Operations Centre at 604-463-9581. Report any issues with traffic lights maintained by the Ministry of Transportation and Highways to 604-660-8300.
To have a new stop sign or traffic light installed you need to contact the Engineering Department either by phone, in person or by letter. These requests are researched by our Traffic Technologist and Municipal Engineer for their recommendations and implementation.top