Learn how you can attend and participate at an upcoming Council Meeting

Welcome back to Council Chambers! Council meetings will be held in person.

Public Hearings provide an opportunity for members of the public to provide comments to Council regarding the proposed bylaws under consideration by Council. 

For additional information, review upcoming Council Meeting Agendas and Public Hearing items and watch the live-stream of the meeting.

How to participate in a Public Hearing:

1. Attend the Public Hearing:

Council meetings are now being held in person. Registration is not required to attend a meeting. You may also watch a live-stream of the meeting.

2. Submit Written Comments: 

You can provide your submission online through the Regular Council - Public Hearing Submission Form, however, if you have supporting documents please send your comments, along with attachments to clerks@surrey.ca Alternatively, you may submit your comments by mail to Mayor and Council, 13450 - 104 Avenue, Surrey, BC, V3T 1V8. 

The deadline to receive submissions is by 12:00 p.m. on the date of the Public Hearing. Please note that your comments are public record and will be available on the City’s website.

3. Register to Speak to a Public Hearing Item:

You can use the form at the bottom of this page to register to speak in person at a Public Hearing. Please note that the form will only be available between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on the date of the Public Hearing

Speakers, please note the following:

If you miss this registration period, you may attend City Hall and register in person between between 6:30 p.m. and 6:55 p.m. on the date of the Public Hearing. Once all the registered speakers have made their comments, the Mayor will also provide an opportunity for other attendees to provide their comments to Council.

4. If You do not Wish to Speak, Register your Support or Opposition to a Public Hearing Item:

If you do not wish to speak to a Public Hearing item, there will be an opportunity to register your support or opposition in person, at City Hall. Staff will be available outside of Council Chambers to assist you between 6:30 p.m. and 6:55 p.m. on the date of the Public Hearing.