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Calgary Planning Commission

Calgary Planning Commission is a committee appointed annually by City Council. The commission acts as the Approving Authority on all subdivision matters and as Development Authority on some development matters.

The Calgary Planning Commission makes recommendations to Council on land use and planning items such as Area Structure Plans, land use designations, and street and lane closures. The commission responds to any planning-related requests from Council. The meetings of the Calgary Planning Commission are held in public but they are not public hearings. The recommendations of the Commission relating to land use planning policy or redesignation are directed to Council. City Council is the body who holds public hearings on these matters.

Members of the Calgary Planning Commission

The Commission is made up of the following members:

Administration Members

Director of Community Planning
Deb Hamilton
Phone: (403) 268-5306

Director of Transportation Planning
Ryan Vanderputten
Phone: (403) 268-1652

CPC Administration
Phone: (403) 268-1482

Council Members

Councillor, Ward 3
Jyoti Gondek
Phone: (403) 268-2530

Councillor, Ward 8
Evan Woolley
Phone: (403) 268-1627

Citizen Members

Mr. Andrew Palmiere
o2 Planning + Design Inc
Phone: (403) 228-1336

Mr. Chris Pollen
Battistella Developments

Mr. Farhad Mortezaee
FarMor Architecture
Phone: (403) 399-3792

Mr. James Scott
PBA Land and Development
Phone: (403) 777-4692

Ms. Jill Sonego
ground cubed
Phone: (587) 899-2632

Maria Landry
LOLA Architecture


While Historic City Hall is under construction, the Commission will meet in the Council Chamber at 1 p.m. every second Thursday. Visitors attending Calgary Planning Commission will be subject to security screening when entering the Council Chamber. 

The meeting agenda for the Commission is normally available in the afternoon of the Friday before the date of the Commission meeting.

Upcoming Calgary Planning Commission meetings

A webcast of the biweekly meeting of Calgary Planning Commission can be viewed on the Council and Committee webcasts page.

If you are looking for archived Minutes or Agendas, please email a request to

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This information has no legal status and cannot be used as an official interpretation of the various bylaws, codes and regulations currently in effect. The City of Calgary accepts no responsibility to persons relying solely on this information. Web pages are updated periodically. ​