Your Annual Utility Bill
At the end of February, all residential property owners receive a Utility Bill. The City of Coquitlam provides water distribution, sewer disposal and waste collection services to residents.
2023 Utility Bill Insert (PDF)
The cost of these services is charged separately from property taxes in order to support operating costs and for costs of replacing aging infrastructure such as pipes, pumps, etc. Payment can be made with a credit card on the City’s website; make your Utility Bill Payment online.
The utility bill due date is March 31, 2023, covering the billing period of January 1 to December 31, 2023.
What You’re Billed For
The City of Coquitlam provides water distribution, sewer disposal and waste collection services to residents. The cost for these services is charged separately from property taxes. Fees charged support operating costs as well as the replacement of aging infrastructure such as pipes, pumps, etc.
2023 Utility Charges - Single-Family Dwellings
The 2023 Utility Bill Amount for single-family dwellings is your Water Charge and Sewer Charge plus your Garbage Collection Charge:
- The 2023 Water Charge is $640.
- The 2023 Sewer Charge is $522
- 2023 Garbage Collection Charges cover the collection and removal of waste every other week, plus collection and removal of green waste (yard trimmings and food scraps) on a weekly basis. The amount charged for your garbage collection depends on the size of garbage cart you selected.
|Garbage Cart Size||Garbage Cart Charge||2023 Utility Bill Total|
|Small (120 Litres)||$275||$1437|
|Medium (240 Litres)||$364||$1526|
|Large (360 Litres)||$514||$1676|
2023 Utility Charges - Apartments, Townhouses & Mobile Homes
For each Residential Dwelling Unit in an Apartment building, Street-Oriented Village Home Residential, Townhouse or Mobile Home Park, your 2023 Utility Bill will be equal to your 2023 Water Charge, which is $384 and the 2023 Sewer Charge flat rate is $522.
Breakdown of Fees