Community Standards Appeal Committee

The Community Standards Appeal Committee is a quasi-judicial committee established under the Municipal Government Act of the Province of Alberta and the City’s Community Standards Appeal Committee Bylaw.

The Community  Standards Appeal Committee (CSAC) is a quasi-judicial committee that hears appeals from:

  • persons affected by a written Order issued under Section 545 and 546 of the Municipal Government Act (MGA) based on the City's Community Standards Bylaw;
  • persons affected by a decision of the Business Licence Administrator under the City's Business Licence Bylaw; and
  • persons affected by a decision of the Hen Licence Issuer under the City's Hens Bylaw.

Hearings are held on an as required basis and must be held within 30 days of the receipt of an appeal.

Board membership appointments are for up to three year terms with up to two three year extensions. The Community Standards Appeal Committee is comprised of no less than three Spruce Grove residents. Councillors do not sit on the Community Standards Appeal Committee.

Who is involved?

The Committee is comprised of the following members:

  • Keith Schultz, Chair
  • Pere Bekederemo, Vice-Chair
  • Andrea Snow
  • Glenn Jensen
  • Jamie Koe
  • Josline Hampson-Stefanick
  • Liam McGrath
  • Real Van Brabant
  • Tim Ormsbee

For more information on the Community Standards Appeal Committee, call 780-962-7615 or email the Community Standards Appeal Committee Clerk.

Hearing agendas and decisions

Check back here for upcoming agendas and decisions.

How do I attend the Community Standards Appeal Committee hearings?

Community Standards Appeal Committee hearings are held in Council Chambers on the 3rd floor of City Hall. Hearings are open to the public and scheduled as required, so please check the Events Calendar for the most up to date information regarding a hearing. To access Council Chambers, enter City Hall through the main doors, take the elevator to the 3rd floor, then turn right and Council Chambers will be on the right hand side of the hallway. 

How do I speak at a Community Standards Appeal Committee hearing?

Anyone affected by the appeal has an opportunity to speak during the hearing. During the hearing proceedings, the Chair will ask members of the public to come forward to address the Committee. Individuals are not required to register.