Toxic substances may exist in the soil, soil vapour, surface water, and groundwater of current or former commercial and industrial sites in Port Coquitlam.
Get Started: Pre-application
An applicant must complete a provincial Site Profile Application if a property with a current or historic Schedule 2 use applies for:
- Subdivision (SUB),
- Zoning (RZ),
- Development Permit (DP) or Development Variance Permit (DVP),
- Soil Removal and Deposit (SRD), or
It may be helpful to review information on the provincial Ministry of Environment website:
For additional information, contact the Ministry of Environment at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Engineering & Public Works Department will only accept complete application packages, including:
- Complete provincial Site Profile Application
- The Site Profile application fee as outlined in the Fees and Charges Bylaw
The City will provide any applicable feedback within 15 working days.
The approval process ensures that the site is suitable for the proposed use, and is safe for human health and the environment.
Please be aware that on industrial/commercial or complex sites, you will likely require the assistance of an environmental consultant to address any remediation requirements.
Engineering & Public Works
Location and Mailing Address
City Hall Annex (Beside City Hall)
200-2564 Shaughnessy Street
Port Coquitlam, BC V3C 3G48
Business Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday (excluding statutory holidays)