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The Award for Accessibility


The Award for Accessibility recognizes buildings or facilities in Calgary that exceed the minimum requirements of Section 3.8, "Barrier-Free Design" of the Alberta Building Code for accessibility by persons with disabilities.

Award Criteria

  • The building must be operated by an organization other than The City of Calgary (the building can be situated on City of Calgary owned land).
  • The building must have undergone construction, expansion or renovation within the past five years. The five-year timeline begins from the date the subject building or portion thereof was given permission by The City's Development Approvals and Building Safety division to be occupied.
  • Nominations will not be considered if the majority of the accessibility features are not functional or completed.

    See Eligibility Requirements for more criteria.