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May 27, 2019 Return to Headlines

Property Taxes are Due July 2

by Sarah Rossi |

COQUITLAM, B.C., May 27, 2019 – Property tax notices were mailed to Coquitlam households last week, and the deadline for payment is Tuesday, July 2, 2019.

Property taxes are the City’s main source of revenue to pay for services, such as roads and traffic control, parks and recreation facilities – including pools and ice rinks, public safety services, such as police and firefighters, and many projects and programs that help make Coquitlam a great community.

Interested in how property taxes are calculated or where the revenue goes? Visit www.coquitlam.ca/propertytaxes   

Ways to Pay
There are several ways to pay property taxes:

  • In person at your bank;
  • Online banking on your financial institution’s website (set up a bill payment using your 8-digit folio number from your tax notice as the account number);
  • By cheque mailed to City Hall (postmark must be prior to the payment due date);
  • By cheque placed in one of two City Hall drop boxes, located at the underground parking entrance or by the main entrance facing Burlington Drive;
  • In person at City Hall during regular business hours, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

New for 2019 – After-Hours for Property Tax Payment at Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex
If you prefer to pay your taxes in person during the evening or on weekends, this year the City is offering after-hours payment at Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex (633 Poirier St.) Beginning Monday, May 27, staff will be available to take property tax payments from 4 – 8 p.m., Monday to Friday until July 2. Property tax payments will also be accepted at Poirier on two Saturdays, June 22 and 29, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

MyCoquitlam  - Access Your City Bills Online
Sign up for ebilling with MyCoquitlam, the City’s online billing service, and:

  • receive your utility and property tax notices right to your inbox
  • check out your City accounts, including dog licences online
  • get helpful payment reminders
  • reduce the paper waste in your household

Go to www.coquitlam.ca/mycoquitlam to sign up.

Questions About Your Property Tax Notice?
Residents who have questions about their property tax notice, or think there may be an error on their bill, can contact the City’s Revenue Services at 604-927-3050 or email propertytax@coquitlam.ca.

Media contact:
Michelle Hunt
General Manager, Finance & Technology