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We have new Digital Material Submission Guidelines to follow when participating in an appeal.

Digital Material Submission Guidelines

Calgary Subdivision and Development Appeal Board

The Calgary Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (SDAB or Board) is a quasi-judicial board established in accordance with the Municipal Government Act and The City of Calgary Bylaw 25P95 (SDAB Bylaw).

The SDAB hears appeals regarding decisions made by The City of Calgary subdivision and development authorities and renders decisions based on the evidence presented.

The Board is independent from The City of Calgary Planning Department and is comprised of citizen members. The SDAB makes decisions in an impartial manner and applies the principles of natural justice and procedural fairness, which includes but is not limited to: the right to a public hearing; a duty to be fair; the right for all affected parties to be heard; the right to an adjournment if the SDAB determines it is merited; and the right to legal counsel.

  • Considering an appeal?

    What you can appeal, who can appeal, what are the filing deadlines, filing fees, and how to file.

  • Filing an appeal

    How to file an appeal online or in person/by mail.

  • Prepare for a hearing

    Written materials and tips for presenting your appeal to the SDAB.

  • Upcoming meetings

    To access Board report, view agendas, privacy notice, meeting link and call in number.

  • Join Virtual Meeting

    Please access privacy notice on the Upcoming Meetings page.

    Click below to join the regular public meeting held each Thursday. See agenda for meeting start time. Joining by phone? Call 587-318-3194 and enter access code 443 381 109#. Parties are encouraged to register in advance (send email to or call 403-268-5312).

  • Decisions

    To get a copy of SDAB decisions click to be redirected to the CanLII SDAB decision search.