Learn about the structure and function of the Engineering Department.

Department overview

The Engineering Department ensures the efficient and effective delivery of high quality services within the City of Surrey.

Our department includes the following divisions:

Project Delivery

The Project Delivery Division:

  • Designs and constructs capital projects
  • Provides survey services
  • Acts as the City's liaison for rapid transit and other infrastructure projects

Director, Project Delivery
Victor Jhingan
Phone: 605-591-4339

Land Development

The Land Development Division provides:

  • Development services
  • Inspection services
  • Client services

Director, Land Development
Sam Lau, P. Eng.
Phone: 604-591-4276


The Operations Division is responsible for:

  • Maintenance of existing municipal roads
  • Maintenance of existing storm drainage systems
  • Maintenance of drinking water systems
  • Maintenance of existing sanitary sewer systems
  • Waste collection

Director, Operations
Yonatan Yohannes
Phone: 604-590-7271
Fax: 604-591-7836

Realty Services

The Realty Services Division:

  • Acquires land and rights-of-way
  • Manages the City's real estate inventory
  • Manages City-owned real estate that has the potential to be developed or re-developed
  • Manages the City’s land appraisal and conveyancing duties

Director, Realty Services
Nicholas Rawcliffe
Phone: 604-598-5700


The Transportation Division manages:

  • Geographic Information System (GIS) 
  • Parking & New Mobility
  • Traffic and Road Safety Engineering
  • Transportation Systems
  • Transportation Planning
  • Transportation Infrastructure

Director, Transportation
Rafael Villarreal, P. Eng.
Phone: 604-591-4514


The Utilities Division is responsible for the planning and engineering of the City’s:

  • Sewer systems
  • Water systems
  • Drainage systems
  • Environmental efforts
  • District energy

Director, Utilities

David Matsubara, P.Eng


Call the Engineering Front Counter at 604-591-4340 or email EngWebmail@surrey.ca.


General inquiries: EngWebmail@surrey.ca
Phone: 604-591-4340

City of Surrey Engineering Department
13450 104 Avenue, Surrey, BC V3T 1V8

General Manager

Scott Neuman, P. Eng
Phone: 604-591-4042

Administrative Coordinator

Courtney Cueto
Phone: 604-591-4169
Email: Courtney.Cueto@surrey.ca