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Land Use Plans & Strategies

Inside of City Hall

The City has a variety of plans and strategies that help guide the long term development of Surrey. These plans, along with the Metro Vancouver Regional Growth Strategy give guidance in areas, like

  • land use and development,
  • infrastructure servicing,
  • transportation,
  • heritage protection, and
  • tree protection and maintenance.

Track Surrey’s progress in housing, growth and urban design as well as other factors that create a sustainable city.

Aerial view of a Surrey neighbourhood next to farmland and the ocean in the distance.

Surrey Official Community Plan

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

Surrey City Centre

Sustainability & Climate Strategies

Check out Surrey's strategies to foster a sustainable, climate-friendly community.

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Children & Youth Friendly City

Learn about Surrey's Child and Youth Friendly City Strategy.

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.

Central City building with bus in foreground

Employment Lands Strategy

The Employment Lands Strategy was developed to ensure that an adequate and well-located supply of employment lands is available to meet shor [...]

Two deer standing near a beach.

Environmental Protection

See how Surrey's policies and regulations work to protect natural areas and the environment from the harmful effects of development.

Aerial view of Surrey City Centre, facing the Fraser River.

Secondary Land Use Plans

Secondary plans provide detailed neighbourhood-level land use planning for localized areas throughout the city.

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NewCity Design Award

The NewCity Design Award recognizes excellence in land and building development in Surrey.