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Licence and Community Standards Appeal Board

What is the Licence and Community Standards Appeal Board?

The Licence and Community Standards Appeal Board (LCSAB) is a quasi-judicial board established under the Municipal Government Act and the City of Calgary Bylaw 50M2011. It is a tribunal, consisting of five citizen members appointed annually by City Council. Board members are appointed for one-year terms coinciding with the calendar year.


The Board hears appeals with respect to decisions of The City of Calgary Administration.

LCSAB Brochure
Procedural Manual
2019 Meeting Dates

Please use the links below to obtain further information on the following topics:

Appeal Forms
Appeal Process
Board Members
Contact Us
Understanding Governing Legislation
Processes Followed at the Public Hearing
Tips for Presenting
2019 City Appeal Boards Calendar

Where and when does the Board meet?


The LCSAB conducts its monthly meetings commencing at 9:00 a.m. in suite #101 at 1212 31 Avenue NE. The Board meets until all appeals on the agenda for that day have been dealt with, or until 4:30 p.m. Appeals not dealt with are adjourned to the next scheduled meeting.