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Subdivision and Development Appeal Board
The Subdivision and Development Appeal Board is a quasi-judicial body that hears and makes decisions on appeals regarding:
Development permit applications decisioned by the Development Authority. The appellant may be the applicant, an adjacent landowner, or someone else claiming to be affected by the decision.
Stop orders issued by the Development Authority. The appellant is the person who receives the stop order.
Subdivision application decisioned by the Subdivision Authority. The appellant may be the applicant, a provincial government department, or a school authority.
- 3 Councillors*,
- 3 Public Members (County residents) and Alternates (1 or more County residents)
*Council members are appointed at the annual organizational meeting (held in October) for the following calendar year.
Twice monthly on the second and fourth Mondays.
Chairman and Vice-Chairman are appointed by the board at first meeting following annual organizational meeting of Council. Chair positions may be councillors or public members.
Term of Office:
Public members are appointed to staggered three-year terms commencing in January (up to a maximum of two consecutive full terms per member).
To be eligible for appointment as a member to Parkland County’s Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (SDAB), you should have:
- A keen interest in land use and development within Parkland County.
- Concerns for the interest of property owners, the developer and other parties surrounding the development most affected by the development.
- Expertise in one of the following areas and/or have served on other quasi-judicial boards:
- community representation or knowledge of community standards
- rural or urban planning
- An understanding of quasi-judicial function and role of members of a tribunal.
- An understanding of principles of administrative law and natural justice.
- The ability to commit the required time on a year round basis.
- Excellent analytical and reasoning skills.
- The ability to write, in plain language, the decision and reasons for the decision.
- The ability to speak in public and communicate effectively with parties to the appeal.
- Proven ability to:
- act with integrity, and
- organize, read, understand and apply:
- complex plans
- Municipal Government Act and other pertinent Acts, statutory plans such as the Municipal Development Plan and Area Structure Plans
- Land Use Bylaw, and
- case law.
Under Section 627(4) of the Municipal Government Act, an employee of the municipality may not be appointed as a member of a Subdivision and Development Appeal Board.
To be eligible for appointment as the Chair of the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (SDAB), you should:
- Have been an SDAB member for at least one year.
- Have experience as chair of a committee/board.
- Demonstrate knowledge of:
- administrative law
- natural justice, and
- procedures for a quasi-judicial tribunal.
- Have experience in conflict management.
- Demonstrate integrity.
- Be able to meet the time commitment for the job.
Detailed terms of reference are available, which contain additional information on each public advisory committee.
For further information, please contact Legislative and Administrative Services by phone at 780-968-8888, ext 8232, or email email@example.com.
Subdivision and Development Appeal Board Minutes
- November 5, 2012
- October 22, 2012
- October 1, 2012
- September 17, 2012
- August, 27, 2012
- July 10, 2012
- April 24, 2012
- March 26, 2012
- February 27, 2012
- February 13, 2012
- December 12, 2011 (pdf)
- October 11, 2011 (pdf)
- September 26 & 30, 2011(pdf)
- August 22, 2011(pdf)
- July 18, 2011(pdf)
- May 30, 2011 (pdf)
- May 9, 2011 (pdf)
- March 28, 2011 (pdf)
- February 28, 2011 (pdf)
- January 17, 2011 (pdf)
- December 13, 2010 (pdf)
- November 22, 2010 (pdf)
- November 1, 2010 (pdf)
- September 13, 2010 (pdf)
- August 9, 2010 (pdf)
- July 26, 2010 (pdf)
- June 28, 2010 (pdf)
- June 14, 2010 (pdf)
- May 25, 2010 (pdf)
- April 26, 2010 (pdf)
- February 22, 2010 (pdf)
- January 25, 2010 (pdf)