Flood materials can be disposed of at the Bailey Landfill upon application approval. (Chilliwack Progress file)

Flood materials can be disposed of at the Bailey Landfill upon application approval. (Chilliwack Progress file)

Disposal of flood-damaged materials offered for free at Chilliwack landfill

Residents asked to fill out application to confirm eligibility, awareness of sorting rules

Free disposal of flood-damaged materials is being offered at the Bailey Landfill for eligible residents.

“This has been made possible through a new provincial reimbursement program for disposal sites,” according to City of Chilliwack officials.

A pre-approval process is required before residents head to the landfill.

The province requires the material to be disposed of within 30 days from the last date of flooding (i.e. by Dec. 31).

Residents with insurance covering flood damages are asked to continue with that process.

Those without insurance coverage are asked to fill out the “application form for waiver of tipping fees for flood impacted properties” to confirm they meet eligibility criteria, and are following the sorting and disposal rules for the Bailey Landfill.

Hard copies of application form are available at City Hall, and assistance is available by phone at 604-793-2757 or flood-disposal@chilliwack.com.

The application form is available online by scrolling down to ‘Disposing of Flood Damaged Waste

Fill out and submit the application, and send to flood-disposal@chilliwack.com or City Hall (8550 Young Rd.) for authorization through the City of Chilliwack.

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