The Town of Qualicum Beach is set to hold its spring chipping program.
For those residents east of Memorial Avenue, chipping should be out for collection by 8 a.m. on March 14. For those west of Memorial Avenue, residents are advised to have their chipping out by 8 a.m. on April 4.
For smooth pickup, there are guidelines for residents to follow:
• One pile per property;
• Small trees, branches, woody shrub materials;
• Maximum pile of eight-feet by eight feet by five feet high;
• Wood under four inches in diameter;
• Neatly stacked at the roadside with butt ends facing the same direction;
• Grass clippings, leaves, soft plant materials;
• Piles with gravel, dirt, or roots with dirt
Residents should note that the chipper will only travel down each street once.
For more information on the program, visit qualicumbeach.com/chipping-program
– NEWS Staff, submitted