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Preparing construction procurement documents



Standard General Conditions have changed.


Attention:  Standard General Conditions have changed.
Effective September 17/2018. Please use the new file.




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Information |  Standard General Conditions have changed.

Attention:  Standard General Conditions have changed.
Effective September 17/2018. Please use the new file.

The following information is for City project managers and consultants preparing construction procurement documents on behalf of The City of Calgary.

New Construction Templates

The City has been working with internal and external stakeholders to develop and pilot a new suite of construction procurement documents.

As the documents are finalized, we will release samples to internal and external stakeholders for information.

Projects currently underway will continue on the old documents, but from this time on, all new projects will be initiated on the new documents shown below.

The first documents to be released include:

Future construction procurement documents in development include:

  • Request for Standing Offer Construction
  • Request for Proposals Non-Binding Design/Build Construction

Construction procurement guidance document

Guidelines for the Preparation of Tender Documents

Statutory Declaration Submitted by Contractor for Payment

Contractors engaged with The City of Calgary must use the version of the Statutory Declaration form as located in Appendix A of the 2017 Standard General Conditions Construction. The City will not accept other versions of the Statutory Declaration form.

The Statutory Declaration form may be downloaded here:  X700 - Statutory Declaration Submitted By Contractor For Payment.

Standard general conditions

Version ​Effective Date ​Addenda
Standard General Conditions Construction 2018​ ​Sept. 17, 2018 to present
Standard General Conditions Construction 2017 (superseded) ​Aug. 17, 2017 to
Sept. 16, 2018
Standard General Conditions Construction 2017 (superseded) ​Jan. 2, 2017 to
Aug. 16, 2017
Standard General Conditions 2014 (Superceded) ​Sept. 15, 2014 to
Dec. 31, 2016
Standard General Conditions 2013 (Superceded) ​Jan. 30, 2013 to
Sept. 14, 2014
Standard General Conditions 2012 (Superceded) ​Jan. 1, 2012 to
Jan. 29, 2013

Documents related to City tenders including contract administration forms.

To help you cross-reference the new forms to the old forms

Form ​Effective Date
1.    X 705 Notice to Proceed (old A1 and A2)(668 KB) 2018 Nov
2.    X711 Acknowledgement of Prime Contractor Designation (old B) (647 KB)  2018 Nov
3.    X712 Project Emergency Contacts (old C) (657 KB)     2018 Nov
4.    X710 Notice of Proposed Change (old F) (163 KB) 2018 Nov
5.    X704 Change Orders Supplemental Detail Sheet (old G) (131 KB) 2018 Nov
6.     X701 Change Order for Cash Allowance or Contingency Allowance (old H) (556 KB) 2018 Nov
7.   X707 Substantial Completion Payment Certificate (old I) (141 KB) 2018 Nov
8.    X700 Statutory Declaration (old J) (166 KB) 2018 Nov
9.    X708 Construction Completion Certificate (old K) (158 KB) 2019 Jan
10.  X709 Final Acceptance Certificate (old L) (138 KB) 2019 Jan
11.  X702 Change Order for PO Extension (old PS395) (177 KB) 2018 Nov
12.  X703 Change Directive (old Field Order form N) (164 KB) 2018 Nov

Contact Information

For more information about preparing construction procurement documents, contact:

Supply Management