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Office of the City Clerk

City Clerk Reception

The City Clerk team is providing services and can be contacted at:

FOIP

Access to Information, or FOIP, requests are still accepted online or by mail: 

Corporate Access and Privacy Office
Office of the City Clerk
3rd Floor, City Hall
1 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, AB T5J 2R7

For more information on making an Access to Information Request, please contact 780-496-5222 or foip@edmonton.ca

Tribunals

The Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (SDAB) and Assessment Review Board (ARB) are both using a written hearing or appeal process as approved by the respective Board Chairs. These processes will now be managed remotely with Board Members. 

The Community Standards and License Appeal Committee (CSLAC) will not convene in-person meetings and will utilize technology where possible. 

For more information on the SDAB, ARB and CSLAC, contact:

Civic Agencies

The Civic Agency Team continues to provide services remotely. 

The timelines for the recruitment process for the City’s Agencies will be adjusted to account for any changes to the approved Council calendar. 

The Civic Agencies Team will advise candidates of any changes in process.
contact:

Committees of Council

Committees of Council will not convene in-person meetings and will utilize technology, where possible. 

For more information on Committees of Council, contact:

Council and Standing Committee Meetings, including Statutory Public Hearings

All scheduled City Council and Standing Committee are suspended with the exception of the March 30 City Council meeting.  

For more information on Council and Standing Committee meetings, please contact:

Election and Census Office

Election and Census staff can be contacted at 780-496-8008 or email at elections@edmonton.ca

The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act aims to strike a balance between the public's right to know and the individual's right to privacy with regard to records held by the City.

Edmonton's Open City Initiative strives to transform the City into a more transparent, open and accessible organization. Information about the City is widely available throughout this website and on the Open Data Portal.

Access to information is one of the pillars of democracy, and it is your right under the FOIP Act to request any information which is held by the City.

How Do I Submit a FOIP Request?

Before submitting a FOIP request, please review these Frequently Asked Questions.

3 Ways to Submit a Request:

  1. Complete the online application form 
  2. Mail a FOIP request form to the Corporate Access and Privacy Office
  3. In-person at the following location:
 
Corporate Access and Privacy Office
Office of the City Clerk
3rd Floor, City Hall
1 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, AB T5J 2R7

Summary of the FOIP Act

  • You have the right to request access to City information.
  • You have the right to access your own information.
  • You have the right to request that the City correct your personal information.
  • The City must tell you why it is collecting your personal information.
  • The City must only collect, use, and disclose your personal information for the purposes stated in the Act.
  • You have the right to complain about any issue related to FOIP including an access request you have made or a privacy breach. Complainants may be directed to request independent review of any issue related to FOIP by the provincial Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner. 

For More Information

Corporate Access and Privacy

Telephone

780-496-5222

Email foip@edmonton.ca

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