Property Taxes

Due Date - July 4, 2023

The property tax due date is July 4, 2023, covering the period of January 1 through December 31, 2023.

Payment Methods

You don't have to wait in line to pay in person at City Hall, you can save time and pay your property taxes via a number of options as seen here on our How to Pay Your Property Tax Bill webpage.

The City of Coquitlam relies on property tax revenue to provide needed services such as police protection, fire/rescue response, road maintenance, recreation and cultural services, programs and events, parks and trails, and more. For information regarding the 2023 Financial Plan, please visit coquitlam.ca/financialplan.

Charges from Province of British Columbia

On your Property Tax Bill, approximately 40% of a typical residential property tax bill is collected on behalf of other agencies that are outside the City’s budget control:

  • Province of BC
  • TransLink
  • Metro Vancouver
  • BC Assessment

These taxing authorities determine the amounts payable and the City collects on their behalf.

  1. Relationship Between Property Assessments & Tax Rates

How Property Assessment Changes Impact Your Municipal Taxes

The 2023 assessed value for residential properties in Coquitlam went up by approximately 11% on average.  While your property value may have increased, this does not necessarily mean you will pay more taxes in 2023.  

How the value of your property changes in comparison to the average for other residential properties in Coquitlam impacts the amount of tax you will pay on your property.

  1. Assessment
  1. Municipal Property Tax Rates
  1. Permissive Tax Exemptions
  1. Tax Deferment
  1. Annual Property Tax Sale
  1. Frequently Asked Question