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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.

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.

Upcoming meetings

Hearing schedules, hearing video links and phone number for virtual meetings, download the Board Report for appeal hearings.

Participate in an appeal

Prepare for your hearing, written materials and tips for presenting your appeal to the SDAB.

Stay informed

Subscribe to the Calgary SDAB Newsletter and receive information on upcoming Calgary SDAB hearing notices, meeting agendas, decisions issued, and helpful hints on SDAB procedures and processes.


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

The Board

To learn more about SDAB meetings, composition, and biographies.