Subdivision and Development Appeal Board

Subdivision and Development Appeal Board

Serve Your Community - Become a Member of the Subdivision & Development Appeal Board

The City of Grande Prairie invites you to serve on the Subdivision & Development Appeal Board. There will be 2 vacancies as of January 1, 2023. For an application form please click here

Establishment

The Subdivision and Development Appeal Board is established by Bylaw C-1444.

Mandate

The Board hears and decides appeals:

  1. Of the Subdivision Authority, and
  2. Where the Development Authority of the City:
    1. refuses to issue a development permit to a person;
    2. issues a development permit subject to conditions, or
    3. issues an order under Section 645 of the Municipal Government Act.

Membership

  • 5 members of the Public appointed by Council
  • 3 Council members

Term

Appointments are required for terms not exceeding three (3) years. Members are eligible for reappointment to a maximum of six (6) consecutive years of service.

Meeting Time

Meetings are scheduled upon receipt of appeals (approximately 8 - 10 hearings annually).

Remuneration

Remuneration for the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board can be claimed as per Bylaw C-1444.

Skills, abilities, and experience

  • Experience or understanding of the principles of administrative law;
  • Understanding of the planning process and legislation;
  • Ability to analyze, weigh evidence, determine facts and make decisions;
  • Ability to be fair and impartial;
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and work within a team environment;
  • Ability to read blueprints;
  • Ability to be flexible, adaptable, committed and enthusiastic.

How to Apply

Please click here for an application form. Your application can be submitted via email to avanbeekveld@cityofgp.com or in person at City Hall, 10205 - 98 Street, Attn: Council Committee Coordinator.

For further information

Contact the Council Committee Coordinator at 780-357-8747 or email avanbeekveld@cityofgp.com.