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Surrey City will host a public hearing at 1 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8, into a proposal to have a parcel of land in South Surrey re-designated from Mixed Employment to Multiple Residential, in order to develop 482 townhouses on the site. (Google maps)

Public hearing set for proposal to develop 482 townhouses in South Surrey

Proponent seeks redesignation of land from Mixed Employment to Multiple Residential

 

Surrey city hall. (File photo: Anna Burns)

Surrey council adds five more towers to skyline

‘At what point is there a tipping point?’ Coun. Steven Pettigrew asks

 

The UBCO campus tower is still planned for 46 storeys. (UBCO graphic)

Make way: 46-storey campus housing tower gets green light in Kelowna

Council passed the newly created CD28 zone making way for the tower

The UBCO campus tower is still planned for 46 storeys. (UBCO graphic)
A view of Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

Bolivar Heights and Green Timbers plans to go to public hearing

City council received an update Monday after two years of work by staff to develop a land use plan

A view of Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
Artist’s conception of KGS Holdings Ltd. project before Surrey council on Monday, July 11. (Image: surrey.ca)

Surrey council approves 41-storey residential tower for Whalley

It will feature 401 suites in the 9700-block of 137A Street

Artist’s conception of KGS Holdings Ltd. project before Surrey council on Monday, July 11. (Image: surrey.ca)
A Rocha Farm is located in Surrey and works to preserve habitats for species and grows sustainable foods. (Hilary Green photo/Contributed)

Event to raise awareness of threat to South Surrey river, farmland this weekend

South Campbell Heights land is slated for development, but organizers of the event want it spared

A Rocha Farm is located in Surrey and works to preserve habitats for species and grows sustainable foods. (Hilary Green photo/Contributed)
Deb Jack, of Surrey Environmental Partners, stands in front of a Sequoia near city hall. Jack says she wonders where the Safe Surrey Coalition’s petition to save the tree will be submitted, considering it’s the SSC majority on council that makes development decisions. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Petition to save Surrey tree raises eyebrows

Safe Surrey Coalition says it collected 10K electronic signatures to save Sequoia from developer who says it is not at risk

Deb Jack, of Surrey Environmental Partners, stands in front of a Sequoia near city hall. Jack says she wonders where the Safe Surrey Coalition’s petition to save the tree will be submitted, considering it’s the SSC majority on council that makes development decisions. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Surrey city hall in Whalley. (File photo)

Safe Surrey Coalition council majority tells Metro to back off

‘Metro’s trying to control Surrey,’ Mayor Doug McCallum charged

Surrey city hall in Whalley. (File photo)
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AND FRANKLY: Manufactured-home dwellers among hardest hit by densification

Government has no plan in place to help those displaced in drive to densify along transity corridors

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Latimer Heights development could get a 45-storey tower at the corner of 82nd Avenue and 200th Street. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Petition takes aim at planned Langley high rise

A planned 45-storey tower is the target of some opposition

Latimer Heights development could get a 45-storey tower at the corner of 82nd Avenue and 200th Street. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
City-owned electric vehicle charging stations outside the North Delta Centre for the Arts. On April 25, 2022, Delta council gave first and second reading to a zoning bylaw amendment raising the EV charging requirement in new multi-unit and mixed residential buildings to 100 per cent of vehicle spaces and adding requirements for single-family homes, duplexes and townhouses, as well as commercial and industrial developments — none of which are currently required to build in EV charging capacity. (James Smith photo)

Delta bylaw change to require EV charging capacity in all new builds

EV capacity to be required in single-family, duplex, townhome, commercial and industrial projects

City-owned electric vehicle charging stations outside the North Delta Centre for the Arts. On April 25, 2022, Delta council gave first and second reading to a zoning bylaw amendment raising the EV charging requirement in new multi-unit and mixed residential buildings to 100 per cent of vehicle spaces and adding requirements for single-family homes, duplexes and townhouses, as well as commercial and industrial developments — none of which are currently required to build in EV charging capacity. (James Smith photo)
A view of a particularly nasty traffic day on Scott Road’s “Snake Hill,” pre-pandemic. (File photo)

Surrey reviewing Scott Road with eye to running ‘fast’ bus and densifying corridor

The area under review for this corridor is 11.3 km long

A view of a particularly nasty traffic day on Scott Road’s “Snake Hill,” pre-pandemic. (File photo)
A highrise in Whalley under construction in July of 2021. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey council warned about saturating downtown with office space

This was at a public hearing on April 11, after which council defeated related bylaws

A highrise in Whalley under construction in July of 2021. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Among politicians present to offer congratulations and participate in the ribbon cutting April 13 were (left to right) Surrey Couns. Brenda Locke, Allison Patton and Linda Annis, Surrey White Rock MP Kerry Lynne Findlay, Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum, B.C. Minister of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation Bruce Ralston and Surrey-Guildford MLA Garry Begg. Cutting the ribbon is

Walmart opens 300,000-square-foot South Surrey distribution centre

Technologically-advanced building aims at energy-efficiency, sustainability

Among politicians present to offer congratulations and participate in the ribbon cutting April 13 were (left to right) Surrey Couns. Brenda Locke, Allison Patton and Linda Annis, Surrey White Rock MP Kerry Lynne Findlay, Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum, B.C. Minister of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation Bruce Ralston and Surrey-Guildford MLA Garry Begg. Cutting the ribbon is
Fleetwood Estate residents speak to Coun. Linda Annis, foreground, on Saturday (April 2, 2022) about their concerns related to a 117-unit development proposed for the area. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey council approves contentious 117-townhouse project for Fleetwood

The location of the development will be 16483 and 16487–89 Avenue

Fleetwood Estate residents speak to Coun. Linda Annis, foreground, on Saturday (April 2, 2022) about their concerns related to a 117-unit development proposed for the area. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
On Monday, March 28, Delta council voted 4-3 to approve a proposed 29-storey highrise development at the corner of Scott Road and 93A Avenue in North Delta’s Townline neighbourhood. (Penmat Mana JV (Delta) Ltd./City of Delta report image)

North Delta highrise project approved by council

Council voted 4-3 to give the project fourth reading on Monday, March 28

On Monday, March 28, Delta council voted 4-3 to approve a proposed 29-storey highrise development at the corner of Scott Road and 93A Avenue in North Delta’s Townline neighbourhood. (Penmat Mana JV (Delta) Ltd./City of Delta report image)
Landmark Premiere president and CEO Ray Chen and White Rock Mayor Darryl Walker (on lower balcony) were among those who participated in the vertical ribbon cutting at the grand opening celebration at the Foster Martin on White Rock Commons buildings, Tuesday (March 29). Alex Browne photo

White Rock’s Foster Martin development celebrates opening

Landmark Premiere project was seven years in the making

Landmark Premiere president and CEO Ray Chen and White Rock Mayor Darryl Walker (on lower balcony) were among those who participated in the vertical ribbon cutting at the grand opening celebration at the Foster Martin on White Rock Commons buildings, Tuesday (March 29). Alex Browne photo
A view of Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

Contentious Barnston Drive East project gets Surrey council nod

27 residents spoke either for or against it at a public hearing Monday

A view of Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
Artist’s conception of three-tower project before Surrey city council Monday night. (Anthem Properties/surrey.ca)

Surrey council approves Whalley high-rise tower projects after public hearing Monday

One project features three towers at 31, 33 and 38 storeys high and the other, a 48-storey tower

Artist’s conception of three-tower project before Surrey city council Monday night. (Anthem Properties/surrey.ca)