For the safety of Edmontonians and to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Tribunals' office is closed to in-person services. These changes will be in effect until further notice.
Subdivision and Development Appeal Board Appeals can continue to be filed online and a hearing will be scheduled within 30 days upon receipt of an appeal.
Hearing Process (effective March 23, 2020)
Due to social distancing requirements, hearings are currently being conducted by way of written submissions only as directed by the SDAB Chair. Please click on the attached links for more detailed information:
Revised Hearing Process (effective August 5, 2020)
Due to physical distancing requirements, Subdivision and Development Appeal board hearings scheduled starting August 5, 2020, will be conducted by a combination of video conference and written submissions as directed by the SDAB Chair. Please click on the attached links for more detailed information:
These changes will be in effect until further notice. We will continue to re-evaluate these measures as the COVID-19 situation develops.
Instructions to Join a Video Conference Hearing (effective August 5, 2020)
To join a video conference hearing, please follow the attached instructions.
The Subdivision and Development Appeal Board has jurisdiction to hear:
Appeals regarding Development Decisions:
- A Development Permit decision that has been refused or approved
- Conditions of an approved Development Permit
- An order directing that either construction or the present use of a property be stopped
- A Deemed Refusal (the Development Authority has not made a decision within 40 days of the receipt of an application)
Appeals regarding Subdivision Decisions:
- A refused subdivision or an unacceptable condition(s) of an approved subdivision
- A Deemed Refusal (The Subdivision Authority has not made a decision within 60 days of the receipt of an application)
How to File
A valid appeal must contain reasons for filing the appeal and must be accompanied by the required appeal fee.
Appeals can be filed by property owners, affected persons and their representatives. Prior to filing an appeal, consult the Development Officer or Subdivision Authority to ensure you have all the information about the proposed development.
Once a valid appeal is received a hearing will be scheduled within 30 days.
To submit online:
A valid email address is required to file online.
In person or by mail (Note: this option is currently not available - all appeals must be filed on-line)
Print an appeal form from the link below or contact our office for a paper copy.
The completed appeal form, along with the required appeal fee, must be received in our office by the appeal deadline date. If filing by mail, you must allow time for delivery. Cheques are to be made payable to The City of Edmonton.
Personal information is collected for the purpose of Subdivision and Development appeals and will be used for administrative purposes, processing your appeal and as evidence in your appeal. This information will form part of a file that is publicly available. Collection is authorized under section 33(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act and is managed and protected in accordance with the Act. For questions about the collection, please contact SDAB Supervisor, Churchill Building, 10019 - 103 Avenue NW, 780-496-6079, and email@example.com.