Statistics

Below is a summary of the assessment complaints received at Calgary Assessment Review Board since 2013. The table displays the number of complaints and the percentage of the total number of complaints for each category. It also indicates the number of complaints that were resolved prior to a hearing versus complaints that were heard by the Board

2015 2016 2017* 2018*
# % # % # % # %
Total Complaints Filed 4153 100% 4607 100% 4229 100% 3507 100%
     Business (LARB) 787 19% 969 21% 699 17% 427 12%
     Non Residential (CARB) 1961 47% 2300 50% 2514 59% 2148 61%
     Residential (4 or more units) (CARB) 147 4% 171 4% 153 4% 36 1%
     Residential (3 or fewer units) (LARB) 1258 30% 1135 25% 821 19% 869 25%
     Other (i.e. agricultural) (LARB) 0 0% 32 1% 42 1% 27 1%
Withdrawals 888 21% 526 11% 638 15% 751 21%
Mutual Agreements 322 8% 464 10% 316 7% 594 17%
Total Complaints Heard by the ARB 2943 71% 3617 79% 2936 69% 1168 33%

Decisions Issued by the Assessment Review Board*

2015 2016 2017 2018*
ARB Decisions Issued* 3005 3269 2994 964
# of ARB Decisions Appealed to QB 54 168 173 5
% of ARB Decisions Appealed to QB 2% 5% 6% 1%
*Year to date, as of August 07, 2018.

City of Calgary Open Data

In the spirit of openness, accountability, and transparency the City of Calgary has created an open data portal to facilitate the sharing of information. There you will find various datasets, maps, and charts of open information collected from all over the City of Calgary. Below is an example of the 2016 Assessment Review Board Decision Map, and for more ARB information you can see the Calgary open data ARB search results.

The information contained herein is intended for information purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice.
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