Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (SDAB)

Please note the hours of operation:

Monday to Friday 8:30am-noon and 1-430pm
The office will be closed over the lunch hour.

For information regarding upcoming hearings, please click here.

The Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (SDAB) is an independent tribunal established by the Town of St. Paul that hears appeals relating to:

  • Decisions of the Development Authority regarding development permit applications;
  • Enforcement orders (Stop Orders) issued by the Development Authority.
  • Decisions of the Subdivision Authority regarding subdivision applications.  S. 656(2), the Subdivision Authority's decision must state whether an appeal lies to a Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (SDAB) or the Municipal Government Board (MGB).  To view details on where an appeal should be filed to, please click here

The SDAB is made up of citizens or Councillors living in the Town of St. Paul, County of St. Paul, Town of Elk Point, or Summer Village of Horseshoe Bay per an Intermunicipal Agreement signed by all parties.  The decisions of the Board is final and cannot be overturned unless the Board makes an error in some aspect of law or jurisdiction.

The SDAB meets as required, when an appeal is received.  A hearing is required to be opened within 30 days of receiving an appeal.

The roles and responsibilities of the SDAB Members and Clerk can be found here.

To find out how hearings are conducted, please click here.