Big Bear Valley Chipping Request Form

Thank you Big Bear Valley community for your Participation in the 2017 Chipping Season, and your Defensible Space work.

The 2017 Chipping Program ended October 15, 2017

Vegetation pickup can take up to two weeks after registration.

Funding for the chipping program is provided by the The Department of Forestry and Fire Protection CAL FIRE, The City of Big Bear Lake, and your Big Bear Valley Fire Agency. The funds received are a direct result of the overwhelming community support received in the past years. Your participation, and the information you provided are valuable for our community assistance grant funding. By providing this information you help your Big Bear Valley Fire Agencies meet their community support commitment.

Help us to continue to provide this free chipping service.

Program Criteria

• Material to be chipped must be on the property stacked along a road/driveway or an area allowing the chipping crew to work alongside the pile safely.

NO rootballs, limbs or tree trunks larger than 8" in diameter or 24" in circumference, construction lumber, limbs or vegetation from new construction sites, bagged material, pine needles, weeds, leaves, pine cones or loose bark will be accepted.

• To coordinate pick-up of pine needles, weeds and leaves, call Big Bear Disposal at 909-866-3942, or the Community Services District at 909-585-2565.

Participant declares that he/she is the owner of the property or is his/her agent. Participant grants the Big Bear Fire Department, contractors, bidders and agents permission to enter the property only for safety inspections and pile inspections, chipping services and monitoring. Participants acknowledge that the Big Bear Fire Department provides this service through contracts with chipping vendors. Participants agree to waive and release the Big Bear Fire Department and its employees, Boards, contractors, volunteers, officers, agents, and associate Council from all liability arising from participation in this program.

The information provided on this form is used solely for purposes of this grant. Participant acknowledges that the information provided is true and accurate to the best of his/her knowledge.