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Recreation Complex Parcel Tax
Community Recreation Complex

A $25 parcel tax will be levied to all Port Coquitlam taxpayers from 2017-2020 to help finance the new Community Recreation Complex.

The tax will raise $2 million towards the construction of the facility in downtown Port Coquitlam. To be completed in 2021, the complex will be a vibrant community hub providing a range of recreational amenities, a library and public spaces.

Parcel Tax Details 

Why is a Parcel Tax Being Applied?

A variety of funding mechanisms are being implemented to finance the project, to mitigate the impact on taxpayers as much as possible.

The parcel tax will distribute the financing of the project among all parcels, and will only be applied for a finite amount of time (2017-2020). Read more about the project financing.

Public Comment

Letters will be mailed in the second week of April 2017 to all Port Coquitlam taxpayers who will be levied the $25 parcel tax. If you own a Port Coquitlam property and did not receive a letter, please contact the Tax Office immediately (see below).

A list of all the properties being levied will be available for review from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, April 18-  28, 2017 at the City’s Tax Office, 2580 Shaughnessy Street, Port Coquitlam – excluding Saturdays.

A review panel consisting of Port Coquitlam City Council will consider written appeals from the property owner or their agent at 4 pm, May 4 at City Hall, 2580 Shaughnessy Street for the following reasons:

The only properties that are exempt from the parcel tax are properties that are owned by the City, federal or provincial governments, a First Nations Band, or a building used solely as a hospital under the Hospital Act. Appeals are not considered for any other reasons.

Complaints must be submitted in writing by 4 pm, Tuesday, May 2, 2017 to: 

Manager of Revenue and Collections
Port Coquitlam Tax Office 
Email taxes@portcoquitlam.ca 

City Hall, First Floor 
2580 Shaughnessy Street 
Port Coquitlam BC V3C 2A8 

You will be advised after May 4 on the outcome of your appeal.


More Information

Port Coquitlam Tax Office
Tel 604.927.5425
Email taxes@portcoquitlam.ca
Location and Mailing Address
City Hall, First Floor
2580 Shaughnessy Street
Port Coquitlam BC V3C 2A8
Business Hours
8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday (excluding statutory holidays)
Last Updated:4/12/2017 2:37:19 PM