Mine inspection fee for pits and quarries

You must file a return and pay the mine inspection fee annually for each pit or quarry you hold a permit for at the end of the year. The amount you pay for the year is due by January 31 of the following year.

Inspection fee amount

The fee you pay is based on the materials you extract. Even if you extract nothing, you still need to pay $150.

Tonnes extracted Fee amount
10,000 or less $150
10,001 to 25,000 $450
25,001 to 50,000 $900
50,001 to 100,000 $1,950
100,000 or more $3,750

submit online

Submit online using eTaxBC


Submit a printed return (PDF)

You’re charged interest on any late or unpaid balances.