How to file an appeal
To appeal a decision of The City of Calgary Planning Department you must submit a Notice of Appeal form and $100 filing fee within the filing deadline. The appeal filing fee is refundable if an appeal is withdrawn prior to the commencement of the hearing, or at the discretion of the Board if the hearing has commenced.
SDAB appeals can be filed in the following manner:
Submitting an appeal online
Filing an appeal online is easy with CITYonline. Please view this webinar to familiarize yourself with the process. With credit card in hand, follow this link to proceed with filing an SDAB appeal online. You will need to register for a CITYonline account. The simplest and quickest way to do this is to register as an individual (even if you are filing an appeal on behalf of a business). The system will provide you with an email containing your username and password. You will need this information to conclude your filing. Once you have completed the form, you will have to checkout your shopping cart.
If you should run into difficulties with CITYonline, please call 403-268-5312 during business hours (8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) or, after hours, call 3-1-1: they may be able to assist you with CITYonline. If you continue to have problems filing your appeal online you can email firstname.lastname@example.org and someone will contact you the next business day. You may also choose to file your appeal by paper Notice of Appeal form.
Submitting an appeal in person/mail
The Notice of Appeal form and fee can be submitted as indicated below.
Calgary Appeal Boards
|Mail to:||Calgary Appeal Boards
Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (#8110),
P.O. Box 2100, Station M,
Calgary AB T2P 2M5
Cheques made payable to The City of Calgary
Regardless of the method of submission, the appeal must be received on or before the final date of appeal. In accordance with the SDAB Bylaw 25P95, an appeal is deemed not to have been filed and will not be scheduled for a hearing before the Board, unless the specified fee accompanies the completed Notice of Appeal form.
The information contained herein is intended for information purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice. For certainty, you should consult the Municipal Government Act and other related statutes and regulations.