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Residential Building

Save Time and Money, Know Before You Build

Planning on building a house in Surrey? Find out what you need to do for a smooth building permit process.

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Learn what is required to build a residential property in Surrey.

To report illegal construction in your neighbourhood call 604-591-4231 or email buildinginspectionrequests@surrey.ca.

For complaints regarding multiple secondary suites in a home, submit a complaint online or contact Bylaw & Licensing Services at 604-591-4370.

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Property & Building Information

Look up a property's zoning and land use information online, and save yourself a trip to City Hall.

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Residential Building Permits

Learn about permits for residential building, additions, renovations, demolition & pool permits.

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Building a House in Surrey

Find all the information you need to build a house in Surrey, BC.

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Demolish & Rebuild a House in Surrey

Find out how to demolish and rebuild a house in Surrey.

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Building a Secondary Suite

Find out what you need to build a secondary suite in your home.

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Building Site Tree Requirements

Review the tree requirements for building and demolition activities on private property.

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Building Inspections

Book a building inspection after making sure your site meets the building inspection requirements.

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Building Records Search

Request a building records search online or in person and learn the fees for the research services.

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Zoning

Learn about Surrey's zoning bylaw and it affects your building and property plans or structure.