Preparing construction procurement documents

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 interested parties to develop and pilot a new suite of construction procurement documents.

As the documents are finalized, we will release samples to the interested parties 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.

Future construction procurement documents in development include:

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

Construction procurement guidance document

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

Standard General Conditions Construction 2022

Oct. 31, 2022 to present

Standard General Conditions Construction 2021

Dec. 1, 2021 to Oct. 31, 2022

Standard General Conditions Construction 2018

Sept. 17, 2018 to Nov. 30, 2021

Standard General Conditions Construction 2017 (superseded)

Aug. 17, 2017 to Sept. 16, 2018

Standard General Conditions Construction 2017 (superseded)

Jan. 2, 2017 to Aug. 17, 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Standard General Conditions 2014 (Superceded)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Standard General Conditions 2013 (Superceded)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Standard General Conditions 2012 (Superceded)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. X705 Notice to Proceed

November 2023

2. X711 Notice of Acknowledgement of Prime Contractor for Safety Designation

February 2020

3. X712 Project Emergency Contacts

February 2020

4. X710 Notice of Proposed Change

February 2020

5. X701 Change Order - Cash Allowance or Contingency Allowance

June 2020

6. X707 Substantial Completion Payment Certificate

February 2020

7. X700 Statutory Declaration Submitted by Contractor for Payment

October 2022

8. X708 Construction Completion Certificate

February 2020

9. X709 Final Acceptance Certificate

February 2020

10. X702 Agreement Change Order

February 2020

11. X703 Change Directive

February 2020

12. Form 1 – Owner’s Notice of Dispute (This external link will direct you to the Government of Alberta Form for Owners to dispute an invoice submitted in relation to a contract governed by the Prompt Payment and Construction Lien Act, R.S.A. 2000, c.P-26.4.)

January 2023

13.  X913 Consultant Statutory Declaration

14. X914 Consulting Contract Completion Certificate

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