Enforcing & Appealing the SDAB Ruling

COVID-19 Update

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:

SDAB Emergency Meeting Procedure - Development Appeals

SDAB Emergency Meeting Procedure - Subdivision Appeals

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:

SDAB Emergency Meeting Procedure - Development Appeals - Revised (effective August 5, 2020)

SDAB Emergancy Meeting Procedure - Subdivision Appeals - Revised (effective August 5, 2020)

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 Complaint and Investigations Section enforces the Bylaws, including the decisions made by the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (SDAB) and Sustainable Development. If you have a bylaw complaint, please contact Customer Information and Advisory Services at 311.

Subdivision and Development Appeal Board decisions are final unless it can be shown that the Board erred in law or jurisdiction. You may appeal the Board's decision to the Alberta Court of Appeal.

You must apply for leave to appeal a decision of the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board within 30 days of the date that the written decision was issued.

For More Information

Subdivision and Development Appeal Board

COVID-19 Update

The Tribunals' office is closing in-person services effective Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Appeals can be filed online. These changes will be in effect until further notice. We will continue to re-evaluate these measures as the COVID-19 situation develops.

Office of the City Clerk
Churchill Building
10019 - 103 Avenue
Edmonton, AB  T5J 0G9

Hours of Operation  
Monday to Friday
8:30am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:00pm 

Please note the office will be closed over the lunch hour. 

Telephone 780-496-6079
Fax 780-577-3537
Email sdab@edmonton.ca
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