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Development

The City of Langley welcomes property developers and investors.  With a mission to provide streamlined customer service, the City of Langley continues to receive top marks for approval process timing, as well as for one of the lowest commercial to residential tax rates in Metro Vancouver.  (View NAIOP’s Annual Cost of Business Survey).

Learn more about our community.  Get stats, facts, and more. Or peruse some of our developer-oriented resources below.  If you seek additional information, such as targeted properties for redevelopment, please contact our Development Services Department.​​

Market Data, Profiles, Plans, and Strategies

The City of Langley enjoys a local trading population of 275,000 people, representing a $3.84 billion trade market with an average household income of about $95,000, higher than the BC average.  

Market Data & Overview Information

Development Strategies & Plans

Business Growth

Profiles & Stats

Growth Strategies & Analysis

Maps
Awards & Accolades

The City of Langley continues to be an award-winning community.  Apart from receiving top marks in NAIOP’s Annual Cost of Business Survey, the City has received the following awards:

  • 2015 Green Champion Award, Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM)
  • 2015 UBCM Open for Business Award: BC Small Business
  • 2015 Sustainable Communities Award, Federation of Canadian Municipalities
  • 2014 UBCM Open for Business Award: BC Small Business
  • 2014 BCEDA Community Excellence Award: Brownfield Redevelopment Strategy
  • 2013 CUI Brownie Award: Brownfield Redevelopment Strategy
  • 2013 UBCM Open for Business Award: BC Small Business
  • 2013 NAIOP Municipal Excellence Award
  • 2010 PIBC Award of Excellence: Downtown Master Plan
  • 2009 EDABC Award: Downtown Master Plan
  • 2008 EDABC Award: Place to Be “Branding Strategy & Marketing Materials”

IN THE MEDIA

Contacts

Roy Beddow
Deputy Director of Development Services & Economic Development
604.514.2817

Beverly Endersby
Chief Licensing Inspector
604.514.2816

Oscar Sieg
Plan Checker / Inspector
604.514.2831

Patricia Brown
Permits and Business Licensing Clerk
604.514.2804

To contact the Development Services and Economic Development team please email: development@langleycity.ca

Langley Partners

Downtown Langley Business Association
The Downtown Langley Business Association is a business improvement association whose goal is to increase the success of Downtown Langley businesses through marketing to prospective customers, attracting new businesses and negotiating with 
the government.

 

Greater Langley Chamber Of Commerce
The Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce supports most of the City of Langley's business set-up.

 

Township Of Langley
The Township of Langley is under a separate municipal jurisdiction from the City of Langley. However, the two jurisdictions work cooperatively on a number of initiatives.

 

City of Surrey
A portion of Langley's functional business district is located in the City of Surrey. The City of Langley works cooperatively with the City of Surrey on many joint ventures.

 

Metro Vancouver
The City of Langley is a member municipality of Metro Vancouver. Information on the City of Langley can also be found on their website under Livable Centres