Service Changes (COVID-19)

Service of Legal Documents On the City

City Hall and Chancery Hall are closed to the public.

Contact the Law branch to arrange a time and manner for personal service of legal documents.

Contact legalserviceinquiries@edmonton.ca or 780-496-7200

Pursuant to Alberta Rules of Court, Rule 11.21, this email address is not a valid address for service and emails sent to this address with legal documents attached will not be considered service on the City of Edmonton.  You will receive a reply from one of the lawyers regarding service arrangements.

The Litigation section represents the City before all levels of court, administrative tribunals, boards of arbitration and mediation on actions by and against the City in the following areas:

  • Personal injury
  • Real property
  • Commercial
  • Construction law
  • Emergency vehicles
  • Damage to property
  • Environmental matters
  • Planning and Development
  • Property Assessment and Taxation
  • Human Resource, Human Rights and Labour and Employment matters
  • Bylaw Prosecutions
  • Expropriation