The Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (SDAB) hears appeals about decisions made by Lac Ste. Anne County, and provides a decision based on evidence presented. It is independent, and makes impartial decisions applying the principles of justice and procedural fairness.
Anyone who claims to be affected and who wishes to lodge an appeal against any of the conditionally-approved developments must do so in writing to the Secretary of the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board on or before the dates as noted in each notice.
Information (site/building plans & copy of the development conditions) relating to any or all Development Permits listed may be obtained from the Lac Ste. Anne County Planning and Development Department at (780) 785-3411.
The Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (SDAB) is an independent quasi-judicial body appointed by County Council to hear appeals from individuals who have been affected by the Development or Subdivision authority.
The Chairman will announce each appeal and the Development or Subdivision Officer will be called upon to present their application. The Chairman will then hear:
- Appellant(s) (person appealing)
- Individual(s) against the appeal
- Others wishing to speak to the appeal
- Questions from the board
- Rebuttal from the appellant(s)
A decision of the Development Officer, Subdivision Authority or Municipal Planning Commission in relation to a stop order, a development permit application or a subdivision application. The most commonly appealed decisions are:
- An order of the Development Authority to stop construction or the present use of a property
- A development permit decision
- A subdivision decision
- The person(s) who receives the notice issued
- The applicant
- Anyone who is affected by the decision
- A Provincial Government Department, if the application is required to be referred to that department
- A school authority
Submit an appeal request on the designated form along with the appeal fee to the SDAB secretary within the required timeline. The completed appeal form must be submitted to:
Subdivision and Development Appeal Board Secretary c/o Lac Ste Anne County
4928 Langston Street Box 219
Sangudo, AB T0E 2A0.
There are a number of things you can do that may assist in preparation for the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (SDAB) hearing. Download the County's Subdivision and Appeal brochure to learn more.
The Board’s decision is final, unless it can be shown that the Board erred on a matter of law or jurisdiction. You may appeal the Board’s decision to the Alberta Court of Appeal within 30 days of the date the decision was issued.
Subdivision and Development Appeal Board
|Development Permit Appeal Form (January 2016)||
|Municipal Government Board (MGB) Appeal Form||
|SDAB Handbook (May 2016)||
|Stop Order Appeal Form (January 2016)||
|Subdivision Appeal Form (January 2016)||
|Subdivision Development Appeal Process||