New Requirements for Metro Vancouver’s Non-Road Diesel Emissions Bylaw

New requirements under Metro Vancouver’s Non-Road Diesel Emissions Bylaw 1329 are now in effect. Please distribute this information to your membership as these changes impact non-road diesel engine equipment operating in the Metro Vancouver region.

Metro Vancouver’s updated Non-Road Diesel Emission Regulation Bylaw 1329 was adopted in October 2021. Some of the important changes that may impact your non-road diesel fleet are highlighted below.

Tier 2, 3, and 4 Registration:
You can now enter your Tier 2, 3, and 4 non-road diesel engines through Metro Vancouver’s Online Registration System.

Registration, operating periods, and machine labels are required for:
•  Tier 2 engines starting January 1, 2023;
•  Tier 3 engines starting January 1, 2024; and
•  Tier 4 engines starting January 1, 2029.

Surcharged Engines:
Previously unregistered (prohibited) Tier 0 and Tier 1 engines are eligible for registration as of January 1, 2023. These engines will be able to operate within Metro Vancouver with an additional 300% operating period fee surcharge.

What do you need to do?
•  Register your non-road diesel engine(s) now and machine labels will be mailed to you.
•  Purchase operating periods for any applicable non-road diesel engines when operating within Metro Vancouver.
•  Access the Non Road Diesel Engine Online Registration System
•  View the full list of changes to the Bylaw
•  Read the Bylaw Summary Card


Non-Road Diesel Team
Environmental Regulation and Enforcement
Parks and Environment

Non-Road Diesel Engine Regulatory Program
Phone: 604-451-6655