Soil Fill and Placement
The City of Courtenay Soil Fill and Replacement Bylaw [PDF - 168 KB] regulates the addition and removal of fill on any parcel of land in the City.
Review the Soil Fill and Replacement Bylaw [PDF - 168 KB] (section 6) to find out whether or not you need a permit. The work must be carried out in compliance with this and any other applicable City bylaw.
For the intake of soil removal / fill permit applications, the application will not be considered complete without:
- Schedule B-1 and/or B-2
- Schedule D-1 and/or D-2
The following conditions for soil and fill removal and placement are examples of exemptions under the bylaw:
- As part of road construction including improvements, repair or maintenance
- As part of works undertaken by a government authority (including for placement or removal on/from municipally owned lands and parks - for work conducted by the City of Courtenay)
- If a building permit has been issued and the removal/placement is a necessary element of the permit's scope of work
- As part of a subvision servicing agreement