Special Plans & Projects

Plans in Progress

An Area Plan is a high-level, general framework to guide future land use and servicing for a large area of the City. Area Plans also establish a framework to develop and support individual Neighbourhood Plans nestled within the Area Plan.

Austin Heights Neighbourhood Centre Density ​​& Height Review

Proposed changes to the Austin Heights Neighbourhood Centre policies will help provide improved clarity around building heights in the Neighbourhood Centre.

Burquitlam-Lougheed Neighbourhood Plan Update

The City is updating the Official Community Plan for Burquitlam and Lougheed to shape transit-oriented development around Evergreen Line stations and to ensure these neighbourhoods evolve in a way that reflects community needs and builds on this major transit investment.

Burke Mountain Updates

The City of Coquitlam recognizes that Burke Mountain residents, and the community-at-large, have a strong interest in the many different projects and initiatives underway and planned for northeast Coquitlam.

Northwest Burke Vision

The NBV will provide a high-level land use and servicing concept, and a phasing plan that will guide future planning and development over the long term for the last Burke Mountain growth area.

Burke Mountain Updates

Large Homes Review

Coquitlam is reviewing the RS-1 (One-Family Residential) zone regulations to potentially address concerns about the size of new single-family homes being built in Southwest Coquitlam.



Recently Completed Plans

Maillardville Neighbourhood Plan Update (Completed 2014)

The Maillardville Neighbourhood Plan provides a blueprint to guide development growth and reinvestment in Maillardville while preserving the neighbourhood historic character.

Partington Creek Neighbourhood Plan (Completed 2013)

The Neighbourhood Plan for Partington Creek outlines a vision for The Heart of Burke Mountain!

Interface Wildfire Mitigation Strategy (Complated 2013)

Interface wildfire mitigation policies have been included in the Partington Creek Neighbourhood Plan, to help reduce the risk of property damage if interface wildfires occur. Interface wildfires occur at the interface between urban and forested areas, and some have destroyed homes and required evacuations.

Transit-Oriented Development Strategy (Completed 2012)

The Transit-Oriented Development Strategy (TDS) helps capitalize on opportunities related to the Evergreen Line and address any potential impacts. The TDS helps the City, businesses, residents and the development industry plan for the future.