Alberta Municipal Affairs, as part of the ongoing review of the Municipal Government Act, has released the growth management board regulations. The two regulations are referred to as:

These regulations apply to the two growth management boards that will provide planning and growth direction in the metropolitan areas around the City of Calgary and the City of Edmonton.

The regulations, seen here, vary slightly but provide details regarding the boards’:

  • Membership
  • Mandate
  • Requirements
  • Voting
  • Powers
  • Growth Plans
  • Regional Servicing Plans

The AAMDC has compiled the details of each regulation into a briefing here.

The deadline for feedback on these two regulations is October 2, 2017. Alberta Municipal Affairs has developed a survey for each regulation which can be found here for the Edmonton Metropolitan Region Board Regulation and here for the Calgary Metropolitan Region Board Regulation.

The AAMDC will be providing comments to Alberta Municipal Affairs on the above regulations but welcome member input. If AAMDC members have comments or concerns, please direct them to AAMDC Policy Analyst Matt Dow at

Enquiries may be directed to:

Matt Dow
Policy Analyst

Kim Heyman
Director, Advocacy & Communications

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