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.


QtheMap is an interactive web-based tool that allows you to search, display and print maps containing geographical information in the City of Coquitlam. Use QtheMap to look up property information, designated land use and zoning, development permit areas and subdivision activity, and much more.

View the QtheMap page.


Planning & Development Department

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