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Land Use & Development

Surrey is a growing city.

As it grows, we need to plan so Surrey continually becomes a greener, more complete, more compact and connected community. One that is sustainable, resilient, safer, inclusive, healthier and more beautiful.

Applying to Develop Land

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Land Development Application Process

Get an overview of planning stage of the land development application process in Surrey.

A site under development in Surrey

Land Development & Building Online Services

Do more than 10 land development and building services online, and save a trip to City Hall.

Surrey enforcing the ESC Bylaw

Land Use Bylaws

Review development-related bylaws early in your development application process.

Community planning

Land Use Plans

Land use plans provide concepts and considerations for the design and development of growing area.

Surrey ALR

Agricultural Land Use

Learn about Surrey's Agricultural Land base and uses.

Coast Capital Building under construction

Development Statistics

Review City of Surrey's statistics related to building permits, rezoning, subdivision and development permits.

Planning for a Growing Surrey

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Surrey Official Community Plan

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

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

Heritage Conservation

Explore Surrey's heritage and find out how you can play a role in conservation.

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Environmental Protection

See how Surrey protects natural areas and the environment from the harmful effects of development.

Cloverdale Town Centre Plan Map

Common Planning Terms Glossary

Get to know some of the common planning terms used in land use & development.

Surrey Homes

Downzoning Process

Learn about the area-wide rezoning process of downzoning.

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Launch the newly released City Of Surrey Mapping Online System in beta and check out new features.


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Offsite Servicing

Learn about pre-construction meetings, traffic management planning, and more for offsite servicing.

Development Permit Areas

There are 4 Development Permit Areas where special requirements for development may require a permit