When building on your property, you must take into consideration zoning regulations.

Zoning regulations are outlined in the City's Zoning Bylaw. They are a set of rules that specify how a property may be developed and used. All land in the City is assigned a zone.

Each of the zones assigned to land in Coquitlam has its own unique zoning details including:

  • Intent
  • Permitted Uses
  • Conditions of Use
  • Lot Size
  • Density
  • Lot Coverage
  • Buildings per Lot
  • Building Setbacks
  • Location of Uses
  • Height
  • Building Size
  • Off-Street Parking and Loading
  • Other Regulations

The Zoning Summary provides general information about the intent of Coquitlam's zones.

Planning & Development Department

Phone: 604-927-3430
Fax: 604-927-3405
Email: planninganddevelopment@coquitlam.ca