Pesticide Use Permit Application
The personal information collected on this form is done so pursuant to the Community Charter and/or the Local
Government Act and in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The personal
information collected herein will be used only for the purpose of processing this application or request and for no
other purpose unless its release is authorized by its owner, the information is part of a record series commonly
available to the public, or is compelled by a Court or an agent duly authorized under another Act. Further information
may be obtained by speaking with The District of North Vancouver’s Manager of Administrative Services at 604-990-
2207 or at 355 W Queens Road, North Vancouver.
Information to Accompany a Permit Application
The process is intended to be rigorous and the applicant must demonstrate that the use of the requested
pesticide is necessary and that attempts have been made to avoid the need for pesticides in the first
The use of pesticides (other than the permitted pesticides) to control weeds in a lawn or pests in a garden
or on trees and shrubs for cosmetic purposes will not qualify for a permit.
A compelling case must be demonstrated for danger to human health, or damage to buildings or
structures and, in particular, an application based on danger to humans or animals must be accompanied
by a doctor's or veterinarian's (as the case may be) letter, stating that health may be detrimentally
affected unless the permit is issued.
An application based on damage to buildings or structures must be ac companied by a letter from a
landscape architect, arborist, an accredited company or pest control service company stating that there is
clear evidence of damage to buildings and structures making necessary the use of the pesticide applied
for in the permit application.
Permit expires six (6) months after the date of issue