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Land Use Plans & Strategies

Inside of City Hall

The City has a variety of plans and strategies that help guide the long term development of Surrey. These plans, along with the Metro Vancouver Regional Growth Strategy give guidance in areas, like

  • land use and development,
  • infrastructure servicing,
  • transportation,
  • heritage protection, and
  • tree protection and maintenance.

Track Surrey’s progress in housing, growth and urban design as well as other factors that create a sustainable city.

Surrey City Centre

Sustainability & Climate Strategies

Check out Surrey's strategies to foster a sustainable, climate-friendly community.

Girls posing at the Kensington Prairie Summer Camp

Child & Youth Friendly City Strategy

See how our Strategy identifies what Surrey can do to promote young people's healthy development through engagement, the built environment a [...]

Thomas Joseph Brown House, part of Surrey's Heritage Register.

Heritage Planning

Heritage is what we inherit from the past, value in the present, and plan to preserve for the future in Surrey.

Employment Lands Strategy

The Employment Lands Strategy was developed to ensure that an adequate and well-located supply of employment lands is available to meet shor [...]

Two deer standing near a beach.

Environmental Protection

See how Surrey's policies and regulations work to protect natural areas and the environment from the harmful effects of development.

Aerial view of Surrey City Centre, facing the Fraser River.

Secondary Land Use Plans

Secondary plans provide detailed neighbourhood-level land use planning for localized areas throughout the city.

Aerial view of Surrey City Centre, facing the Fraser River.

Surrey Official Community Plan

Learn about this document that guides decisions and strategies in the City of Surrey.

Surrey New City Design Award Logo.

NewCity Design Award

The NewCity Design Award recognizes excellence in land and building development in Surrey, with an emphasis on showcasing the City’s best urban development.