Office of the City Clerk

City Hall Service Desk (Office of the City Clerk)

3rd Floor, City Hall
Monday to Friday
Open 9am - 4pm
Closed noon - 12:30pm daily
Closed on all statutory holidays

Please note: As City Hall is partially closed, in person services are currently paused.

By phone or e-mail:
Monday to Friday
8am - 4:30pm
Phone: 780-496-8178
E-mail: city.clerk@edmonton.ca

FOIP

Access to Information or FOIP requests continue to be accepted:

  • Online
  • Mail
    • Won't be received on a regular basis
    • Payment for general FOIP requests must be made online
  • As City Hall is closed to the public we cannot accept requests in person

We anticipate that there may be additional challenges in filling FOIP requests remotely (example:  retrieval of records, employees providing records will need to do so electronically). Applicants will be notified of any delays.

Phone: 780-496-5222
Email: foip@edmonton.ca

FOIP Request

Tribunals
The Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (SDAB)

Using a written hearing or appeal process, as approved by the Board Chair. The process is being managed remotely with Board Members.

The Assessment Review Board (ARB)

Using a written hearing process for residential complaints (Local Assessment Review Board, LARBs) and videoconference hearing process for commercial complaints (Composite Assessment Review Board, CARBs), as approved by the Board Chair.

The Community Standards and License Appeal Committee (CSLAC)

A Committee of Council. On April 15, 2020, Council passed a motion that all CSLAC meetings be suspended until it is determined that it is safe to hold meetings in person.

Phone: 780-423-7420
Email:
assessment.reviewboard@edmonton.ca
sdab@edmonton.ca

Civic Agencies

The Civic Agency Team continues to provide services remotely.

Phone: 780-442-4395
Email: civic.agencies@edmonton.ca

Election and Census Office

The Election and Census Office is closed to the public. Election and Census staff continue to provide the same services remotely. 

Phone: 780-496-8008
Email: elections@edmonton.ca

Agencies, Boards, Committees and Commissions are often referred to as civic agencies or boards. At least one member is appointed by City Council to each board.
The first section lists boards to which citizens may apply to serve as a volunteer board member. The second section lists boards on which appointees are either City Council members, City Administration, or externally nominated.

Here is a List of the Agencies, Boards, Committees and Commissions to which City Council makes an appointment:

2021 Civic Agencies by Classification Summary

Recruitment for new volunteer board members takes place for the following Boards (depending on vacancies):

  • 17 Boards (with terms expiring April 30) - January Recruitment Campaign
  • City of Edmonton Youth Council (with terms expiring August 31) - May Recruitment
  • Audit Committee, Edmonton Police Commission, Edmonton Regional Airports Authority (with terms expiring December 31) - September Recruitment
Boards with Other Appointments
  1. Alberta Capital Region Wastewater Exchange Agreement Coordinating Committee
  2. Alberta's Industrial Heartland Association
  3. Alberta Urban Municipalities Association 
  4. Business Improvement Area - 124 Street and Area Business Association
  5. Business Improvement Area - Alberta Avenue Business Association
  6. Business Improvement Area - Beverly Business Association
  7. Business Improvement Area - Chinatown and Area Business Association
  8. Business Improvement Area - The Crossroads Business Improvement Area Association
  9. Business Improvement Area - Downtown Business Association of Edmonton
  10. Business Improvement Area - Fort Road Business and Community Association
  11. Business Improvement Area - French Quarter Business Improvement Area/ Association des Interets Commerciaux du Quartier Francophone
  12. Business Improvement Area - Kingsway District Association
  13. Business Improvement Area - North Edge Business Association
  14. Business Improvement Area - Northwest Industrial Business Association
  15. Business Improvement Area - Old Strathcona Business Association
  16. Business Improvement Area - Stony Plain Road and Area Business Association
  17. Canadian Urban Transit Association, Transit Board Members Committee
  18. Climate Innovation Fund Executive Committee
  19. Edmonton 2001 Legacy Foundation
  20. Edmonton Arts Council
  21. Edmonton Metropolitan Region Board
  22. Edmonton Region Waste Advisory Committee
  23. Emergency Advisory Committee
  24. Federation of Canadian Municipalities
  25. Inter-City Forum on Social Policy
  26. REACH Edmonton Council for Safe Communities
  27. Regional Transit Services Commission
  28. River Valley Alliance
  29. Sturgeon River Watershed Alliance Steering Committee
City of Edmonton Corporations

For information about citizen appointments to the Board of Directors, please contact each Corporation directly.