City Departments and Services

City services and operations have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.Visit the affected City Services page on how to conduct City business. Many services are also available online

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, City Hall and facilities will be closed to the public until further notice.


The City of White Rock's Corporate Administration Department is comprised of Administration and the Corporate Officer/ City Clerk. 

Also located within this department is Communications and Freedom of Information.


The City of White Rock Building Department is responsible for the processing of applications and issuing of a variety of permits covering building, plumbing, demolition and signs.

Building is located at the lower level of City Hall with Planning & Development.

  1. Physical Address
    15322 Buena Vista Avenue
    White Rock, BC V4B 1Y6

    Phone: 604-541-2100

Bylaw Enforcement

Find information on regulations, bylaws and making inquiries and complaints.


Check out the responsibilities and functions of the Engineering Department, including City Projects, Garbage and Recycling, Parks, Public Works and Operations, Water and more.

Engineering & Operations is separate from City Hall and is located at 877 Keil Street, White Rock.

Financial Services 

Financial Services is responsible for the financial administration and parking services for the City of White Rock.

Garbage & Recycling

Check out information on composting, illegal dumping, garbage and recycling, and check out the collection schedule.

Garbage & Recycling is located at the Engineering & Operations Building at 877 Kiel Street, White Rock.

Information Technology

The Information Technology Services department's primary task is to guide the City by researching, testing and implementing new technologies in ways that make our city a better place to live and work.


Operations and Public Works are an important part of White Rock's Department of Engineering and Municipal Operations. In this section, you can learn more about this department's work with the city sewers, street improvements and more.

Engineering & Operations is separate from City Hall and is located at 877 Keil Street, White Rock.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police is Canada's national police service. View the local division.

Cemetery Services

There are three cemeteries in the City of Surrey. Learn more about each one.


The City of White Rock is committed to protecting and preserving the environment. 

View how the City effectively manages all of White Rock's natural resources.

Fire Department

White Rock Fire Rescue is committed to serving our community to prevent and minimize loss from fire, to protect life, property and the environment from fire and natural or man-made emergencies.

Human Resources

The Human Resources department provides internal support to the City of White Rock to attract and retain the best employees so that tax payers, business owners and visitors continue to receive high quality municipal services.

Planning & Development

The Planning and Development Department oversees the building and planning of the White Rock community.

Recreation & Culture

White Rock is proud to support and facilitate the active, healthy lifestyles of our residents and guests through a wide variety of quality outdoor and indoor spaces, an assortment of recreational and cultural programs, and through high quality special events.

Tree Management

Access detailed information about how trees are managed in the City of White Rock.

  1. Physical Address
    877 Keil Street
    White Rock, BC V4B 4V6

    Phone: 604-541-2181

  1. Physical Address
    15315 Pacific Avenue
    White Rock, BC V4B 1R1

    Phone: 604-541-2121
    Emergency: 911

  1. Physical Address
    15299 Pacific Avenue
    White Rock, BC V4B 1R1

    Phone: 778-545-4800
    Emergency: 911


Learn more about water quality, City water projects, conservation and restrictions, and the water system.