Road Closure Permit

Road Closure Permits may be requested from the Transportation Division of Engineering & Public Works for purposes such as:

  • City works
  • residential and commercial development
  • special events
  • government and private utilities agencies working within the City road right-of-way
Get Started: Pre-application

Visit the capital projects page to view upcoming road and utility projects in the community.

Based on your project, other relevant permit processes may include:

Application Process

The Engineering & Public Works Department will only accept complete application packages for road closure requests, including the road closures fee as outlined in Schedule “B” of the Fees & Charges Bylaw.

For work related to construction, utility, temporary storage, parade, race or walk:

  • Complete Road/Lane Closure Request & Notice of Prime Contractor Form
  • Provide a Traffic Management Plan showing signage, traffic control plans and addresses on each street affected by the works (hand-drawn plans are not acceptable).
  • Advance notification is required using electronic reader boards if the work is on an arterial road and will take longer than one day.
  • Construction notification boards (black letters on orange background) are required if the work is on a collector road and will take longer than one day.
Approval Process

The City will review the application to ensure road safety features will be installed and public notification will be provided. The City will only accept complete applications and provide any applicable feedback within ten working days.


Engineering & Public Works
Tel 604.927.5496

Location and Mailing Address

Public Works
1737 Broadway Street
Port Coquitlam BC V3C 2M9

7:00 am to 3:30 pm, Monday to Friday (excluding statutory holidays)