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Note also that many services are available online to continue to serve the community at this time.

Local Government

Local government is the most accessible and responsive level of government, made up of local citizens elected by the community, which together form the City Council.

New Residents

Coquitlam is fast becoming the Lower Mainland's number one location for lifestyle and business.

Freedom of the City

Freedom of the City is the highest honour a city may bestow upon citizens to recognize their distinguished service to the community.


The City of Coquitlam Archives acquires and preserves records that document the history of the city. Our holdings include records of the city government including Council Minutes, Bylaws, and correspondence from the City Clerk’s Office.