Urban Design Review Panel

Terms of Reference
The Urban Design Review Panel's mandate is to provide independent, professional design advice, from an urban design and architecture perspective, on public and private development and major redevelopment proposals through pre-application enquiries development permit applications and development liaisons on sites citywide with significant impact on the public realm. 
5 Architect members of the Alberta Association of Architects
3 Members of the Alberta Association of Landscape Architects
2 Members of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta
2 Members of the Alberta Professional Planners Institute
1 Recognized Heritage Conservation Architect, registered member of the Alberta Association of Architects (adjunct member)

In addition, BILD Calgary Region and NAIOP will each nominate from within their membership one registered professional from any of the associations listed above.
2 years term, maximum of 3 terms - staggered
Term Expiry Month:
Day:   Wednesday
Time:  1:15 pm
Location:  Inglewood Boardroom - Floor 3 D3-8

NOTE: Meetings are not available to the general public.
Any seven members (50% + 1) constitute a quorum
Resource Staff:
Down, David ((403)268-5468)
Administrative Contact:
Dawn Clarke
Urban Design Review Panel
800 Macleod Trail SE
Calgary AB T2P 2M5
Bus: 403-268-2402
E-mail: dawn.clarke@calgary.ca
Reports To:
Corporate Planning Applications Group

ChairVice ChairMemberRoleCurrent AppointmentExpiry Year
   Ryan AgreyAlberta Association of Architects20192019
   Ben BaileyAlberta Professional Planners Institute20182019
   Colin E FriesenAlberta Association of Architects20182020
   Chris HardwickeAlberta Professional Planners Institute20172019
   Terry KlassenAlberta Association of Landscape Architects20162020
  Janice LiebeAlberta Association of Architects20132019
   Gary MundyAlberta Association of Architects20172019
   Glen PardoeAssociation of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta & BILD20172019
   Chad RussillAlberta Association of Architects20162020
   Beverly SandalackAlberta Association of Landscape Architects20182020
   Michael SydenhamAssociation of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta20182020
   Eric TokerHeritage Conservation Architect (adjunct member)20172019
   Jack VanstoneAlberta Association of Landscape Architects & BILD20172019

Authority  Description Decision
1. 2002 June 17, CPC Report M-2002-011 Established the Urban Design Panel for East Village
2. 2004 September 13, Bylaw 23P2004 with report C2004-37 Established the Urban Design Review Panel, for a three-year trial period. Terms of Reference
3. 2005 October 24, C2005-73 Increased membership number by 2 (one from AALA, and one from CIP). Term changed to 2 years staggered.
4. 2006 July 24, APA2006-20 East Village Urban Design Review Panel disbanded. Any further applications received will be forwarded to the Urban Design Review Panel for consideration.
5. 2007 October 23, C2007-71 Urban Design Review Panel given permanent status by Council
6. 2011 October 24, Communication (i) Staggered Terms: - appoint 2 non-binding nominations from Alberta Assoc. of Architects (AAA) for 1 year term; - appoint 2 non-binding nominations from AAA for 2 year term; - appoint 1 non-binding nomination from Canadian Institute of Planners for a 2 year term.
7. 2017 July 24, PUD2017-0601 (1) Approve the revised Terms of Reference for the Urban Design Review Panel; (2) Receive the revised Urban Design Review Protocol and revised Implementation Plan for information; and (3) That Council direct Administration to bring back a Report, through the Standing Policy Committee on Planning and Urban Development, that identifies and evaluates what, if any, design gaps currently exist in new outline plans, and determine, in conjunction with the development industry and stakeholders, how best to address that gap, and redundancies that may exist among the organizational bodies involved in the review process, no later than 2019 Q1.
8. 2017 October 31, Organizational Meeting That the current appointments remain and that Council refer the appointment process to the Mayor to consult with Administration and interested members of Council to return to Council no later than 2017 December with a proposed slate of candidates.
9. 2018 January 29, VR2018-0002 That the Terms of Reference be amended by adding an Adjunct Member to the category of 'Alberta Association of Architects' for a one year term.
10. 2018 March 23, C2018-0163 That the Terms of Reference be amended by removing the position for the Adjunct Member, representing the Alberta Association of Architects.