Warning | Covid 19

Until further notice, the SDAB office is closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The SDAB will work to keep the website information current, but this is an evolving situation. For the most up to date information, contact us by email at info@calgarysdab.ca or leave a message at 403-268-5312 and we will return your call promptly. If you would prefer to submit something in paper, we have a dropbox on the 1st floor, in the back hallway (past the elevators), near the postal mailboxes.


Recruiting Subdivision and Development Appeal Board Members

Recruitment for vacancies on the Calgary SDAB occurs every fall. Details surrounding the recruitment process are generally posted on this page every September.

Members of the Board must be 18 years of age or older who have resided in Calgary for six consecutive months prior to the date of their appointment, and be current residents of Calgary.

In accordance with theĀ Municipal Government Act, employees of The City of Calgary, members of the Calgary Planning Commission and those who carry out subdivision or development powers, duties and functions on behalf of The City cannot be appointed to the Board.

The Board seeks candidates with:

  • experience in community representation or knowledge of community issues;
  • architecture;
  • law;
  • engineering/construction; or
  • urban planning/development.

Additionally, previous experience with a quasi-judicial board or administrative tribunal is considered an asset. Individuals with good analytical skills, the ability to be fair and open-minded, and a capacity to work collaboratively with the Chair and other Board members are beneficial.