Soil Deposit and Removal

The Soil Deposit and Removal Bylaw (No. 4975) prohibits anyone from depositing or removing soil or other material on or from lands within the Township without a permit.

Apply for a Soil Deposit Permit

The bylaw, its policy, application form, approved fill site list, and other important documents are available in the document list below.  A Soil Deposit Permit may be issued when all requirements of the bylaw are met.  For more information, contact the Engineering Division at 604.532.7300 or

Illegal Dumping

To report unauthorized deposition or removal of soil or other material, call the Soil Hotline at 604.532.7349.

Agricultural Land Commission (ALC) 

Visit the ALC Application Portal and review an application status with the ALC.

Fisheries & Oceans Canada (DFO)

To ensure project compliance with DFO legislation, conduct a self-assessment. To report possible violations, here's helpful information

Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations

To ensure project compliance with respect to MFLNRO regulations, please review the Changes In and About a Stream web page.  To report a natural resource violation, please complete this form.

How to Apply for an Approval or Submit a Notification

You must submit an application for an approval or notification under the provincial Water Act prior to starting changes in and about a stream. Applications should be submitted to the FrontCounterBC office located nearest to the proposed work.

Require a Qualified Professional?

Visit the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies British Columbia (ACEC-BC) website to obtain information on which engineering firm or qualified professional can help assist you with achieving the requirements for a soil deposit and/or removal application.

Require the services of an agrologist? Refer to the British Columbia Institute of Agrologist's website.

Please visit Metro Vancouver Recycles or Recycling Council of BC to find places to donate or recycle just about anything.

Pending/Active Soil Deposit Applications

Find pending/active soil deposit applications considered by Council.

Engineering Division
Township of Langley
20338 – 65 Avenue
Langley, BC V2Y 3J1

Soil Deposit and Removal Documents

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