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Applying for an earth removal permit

Do you want to remove a large amount of earth? For example, to build a basement or a deep pond on your property? If so, you will need an earth removal permit. You can apply for the permit from your province.

This is how it works for you

Your (future) place of residence falls under:

Here is some information from your province.

Earth removal permit

Do you want to lower the (water) soil or remove a layer of soil? This is called excavation and can have consequences for the surrounding area. You will need a permit. You can apply to us for a permit. In some cases, you only need to file a notification.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Province of Gelderland

Last updated on 2 June 2023