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Vehicles on City Streets Regulations

For sale sign on parked car

Find out about Surrey's regulations regarding vehicles on city streets. 

Vehicles on City Streets

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  • Emergency Vehicle Operational Requirements expand
  • These distances represent minimums.  At the discretion of the Transportation Division Engineers, the travel lane width may be increased to 4.0 metres to allow for operation of emergency vehicle doors, equipment, and manpower, or 6.0 metres to allow for extension of outriggers.

    *Note: The illustrations below are a general guide-line for on-street parking requirements, the City of Surrey's Highway and Traffic By-law, 1997, No. 13007 takes precedence in any case.

  • Utility and Recreational Trailers expand
  • Trailers must be hooked up to a vehicle with motive power (an engine) when parked on a City street. This includes utility and recreational trailers.

  • Unlicensed Vehicles expand
  • Vehicles must display valid insurance for operation on city roadways (number plate and decal, or temporary operation permit) to park on city roadways. Storage insurance permits parking only on private property, not on City property.

  • Vehicles for Sale expand
  • No goods are permitted to be sold on City property, including vehicles. Vehicles displaying "For Sale" signs will be ticketed. Remove the "For Sale" signs when parking your vehicle on City property.