Building & Construction

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Take the Online Content & Services Survey   to let us know if you're finding everything you need for building and constructing in Surrey.

The Building & Construction Division is responsible for implementing Council-adopted by-laws and policies through commercial and residential building plan reviews, and the administration of building, electrical, plumbing, tree permits and inspection services. 


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Find everything you need for residential and commercial building in Surrey.

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Apply for your Surrey electrical permit, request an electrical inspection and access electrical forms and guidelines.



Apply for plumbing permits and book inspections online. Find the daily inspection schedule and locate your area inspector.

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Trees on Private Property

Find all the information you need on trees on private property in Surrey, including permits, inspections and protection.

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Building & Construction Online Services

Find out what services the City offers online for your building and construction needs.

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Building & Construction Bulletin Board

Find bulletins for building, electrical, plumbing and other building and construction related information.

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Access COSMOS - the City Of Surrey Mapping Online System.

Green Buildings

Learn more about green buildings in Surrey and uncover cost saving opportunities for your green building project.

City of Surrey Builders' Forum

Attend the Builders' Forum at Surrey City Hall on May 27, 2015.

Changes to Collection of Building Permit Fees

A Plan Processing fee equal to 35% of the estimated building permit cost is due at the time of a Building Permit application.