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Economic Development

Prosper in the City of Langley

The City of Langley’s Economic Development department helps businesses locate in the City by providing information, resources, and contacts that will help businesses prosper.  Support might include streamlining municipal approvals; coordinating municipal, provincial and federal agencies; providing connections to HR, marketing, or funding opportunities; or simply connecting you to real estate specialists in the area.  Contact the Development Services and Economic Development team at


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”



Carl Johannsen
Director of Development Services

Roy Beddow
Deputy Director of Development Services 

Beverly Endersby
Chief Licensing Inspector

Oscar Sieg
Plan Checker / Inspector

Patricia Brown
Permits and Business Licensing Clerk

To contact the Development Services team please email:

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 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