Development Appeals Board
The Development Appeals Board is an independent quasi-judicial board independent of City Council.
Structure: Comprised of not less than 3 and not more than 9 members who are appointed by City Council.
Purpose: The function of the Development Appeals Board is to hear appeals under various sections of The Planning and Development Act, 2007. Appeals include minor variances, demolition control districts, architectural control districts, misapplication of the Zoning Bylaw in issuing a development permit, refusal to issue a development permit that would contravene the Zoning Bylaw, refusal of subdivision application and any of the conditions of a Zoning Order issued on the property.
Board Remuneration and Expenses: Council determines the remuneration and expenses (if any) to be paid to each Board member. Currently, each Board member receives $25.00 per meeting attendance.
Term of Office: Three Years, commencing January 1