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Pay Fees and Fines


​Fees, tickets, and n​​otice of bylaw violations associated with Metro Vancouver's regulatory programs can be paid in a variety of ways.

How to pay​​ fees  

Fees include:

  • Air quality permit emission and administration fees, regulation fees, and application fees
  • Liquid waste discharge permit administratio​n and industrial treatment fees, and regulation fees
  • Solid waste facility licence and disposal fees

Instructions o​​n how to pay fees are provided on application forms and invoices.  A remittance form is included with invoices. Fees collected through our regulatory programs are tax exempt.  ​

 Payment options



Credit cardCredit card<div class="ExternalClass82D5682247974C9F89CE85E3DC58FB74"><p>Fees less than $5,000.00 can be paid by credit card. Call 604-432-6200 with your credit card information and invoice number. We accept Visa or MasterCard. </p>​​<br></div>
Electronic funds transfer (EFT)Electronic funds transfer (EFT)<div class="ExternalClass1BD5FE2677B940E8A1A8350320E1C039"><p>Main steps for an elec​​tronic funds transfer (EFT): </p><ul><li>Call us at 604-432-6200 to set up an account and request an EFT form</li><li>Email the EFT form to our <a href="" title="Email">accounting support </a>team</li><li>​After yo​​​u have completed the transfer, email your remittance form to <a href="" title="Email">our accounts receivable team</a>. Remittance forms are on the last page of your invoice.​</li></ul> <br></div>
Online bill paymentOnline bill payment<div class="ExternalClass9DB97C7ADEEF4F80BAABCEB307079558"><p>Main steps for online​ bill payment:</p><ul><li>Log in to your bank account</li><li>Add “Metro Vancouver AR" as a new payee </li><li>Use your six-digit customer ID as a reference when you pay the invoice. Your customer ID is listed on your invoice and remittance form. Remittance forms are on the last page of your invoice.​<br></li></ul> <br></div>
ChequeCheque<div class="ExternalClassAEF3BDDC3B5C4A04B9D5347E374058B5"><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>Make cheques payable to: <ul><li>Air quality fees:  Metro Vancouver Regional District</li><li>Solid waste and liquid waste fees: Greater Vancouver Sewerage and Drainage District </li></ul></li> <li>​<span id="ms-rterangecursor-start"></span><span id="ms-rterangecursor-end"></span>Include the invoice remittance form (if applicable) with your cheque. Remittance forms are on the last page of your invoice.</li><li>Mail your cheque and remittance form to:<br><br>Metro Vancouver<br>4515 Central Boulevard<br>Burnaby, BC V5H 0C6<br>Attention: Financial Services​</li></ul> <br></div>

How to pay tickets​​ and notice of bylaw violations

Instructions on how to​ pay municipal tickets and notice of bylaw violations are included on the ticket or notice of bylaw violation. Tickets and notice of bylaw violations can be paid:

  • By mailing in a cheque or money order along with a copy of your ticket or notice of bylaw violation. Make cheques and money orders payable to Metro Vancouver Regional District. 

    Mail to:
    Metro Vancouver
    4515 Central Boulevard
    Burnaby, BC V5H 0C6
    Attention: Financial Services 

  • In person at Metro Van​​​​​couver's Information Centre using cash, cheque, credit card (Visa or MasterCard) or money order. If paying by cash, you must bring the exact amount (no change available). 

The Information Centre​ is located on the 29th floor of the Metro Vancouver office (4515 Central Boulevard, Metrotower III, Burnaby) and is open from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

 Related links



Air Quality Regulatory Program, Air Quality Regulatory ProgramAir Quality Regulatory Program
Liquid Waste Regulatory Program, Liquid Waste Regulatory ProgramLiquid Waste Regulatory Program
Solid Waste Regulatory Program, Solid Waste Regulatory ProgramSolid Waste Regulatory Program


Environmental Regulation and Enforcement

  • Email ​​
  • 604-432-6200​​​​

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