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Land Use & Development

Smart Development

Learn about the principles for Surrey’s long- and short-range development planning.

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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

Review the land development application process in Surrey.

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Land Development & Building Online Services

Submit land development and building service requests online, and save a trip to City Hall.

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Land Use Bylaws

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

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Land Use Planning

Land use plans provide concepts for the design and development of Surrey neighbourhoods.

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Agricultural Land Use

Learn about Surrey's Agricultural land base and uses.

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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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Smart Development Principles

Learn about the principles for Surrey’s long- and short-range development planning.

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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.

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Community Amenity Contributions

Get to know how Community Amenity Contributions help the City fund and build community facilities.

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Downzoning Process

Learn about the area-wide rezoning process of downzoning.

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Offsite Servicing Construction

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