Learn about what the Geographic Information System (GIS) team does at the City of Surrey.

Our team provides Geographic Information System (GIS) services to City staff and citizens in the most efficient and effective method possible.

Visit Maps & COSMOS to access our services and products.

We can be reached at GIS@surrey.ca or 604-591-4146 from Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm.

What We Do

  • Create and maintain 85% of Corporate spatial data (property, infrastructure, etc.)
  • Develop and maintain COSMOS, the City Of Surrey Mapping Online System
  • Various custom applications (see Web Maps below)

Custom Applications & Web Maps

Please see the web maps listed below to see some of our custom applications. All web maps are intuitive and easy to use. The City of Surrey develops web maps to provide more effective services and to reach out to the citizens in new ways.

GIS Awards

  • 2016 Open Data Summit - Open Data for Democracy Award & Open Data Excellence Award
  • 2012 ESRI Canada - Award of Excellence
  • 2008 ESRI - Special Achievement in GIS
  • 2006 ESRI Canada - Award of Excellence for Enterprise GIS
  • 2000 ESRI Canada - Award for Innovation In the Field of GIS

GIS Articles & News

Conference Presentations by GIS

  • Why We Focused On Spatial Data First
    2012 BC Open Data Summit presentation by Sean Simpson, GIS Manager
  • 2012 ESRI Vancouver User Conference presentation by Sean Simpson, GIS Manager
  • Web Mapping Solutions: Is It Possible To Please Everyone?
    2012 URISA BC Seminar 'Geospatial Technologies and Asset Management' presentation by Sean Simpson, GIS Manager