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The Land Compensation Board (LCB), Municipal Government Board (MGB), New Home Buyer Protection Board (NHBPB), and Surface Rights Board (SRB) will amalgamate into the Land and Property Rights Tribunal (LPRT) according to the Land and Property Rights Tribunal Act by June 2021.

This legislation was introduced under Bill 48, the Red Tape Reduction Implementation Act, 2020. Bill 48 received royal assent on December 09, 2020.

Read more about the amalgamation on the Land and Property Rights Tribunal – Fact Sheet.


The registrar appointed under the New Home Buyer Protection Act can:

  • deal with owner-builder authorizations
  • refuse hardship exemptions
  • issue compliance orders and administrative penalties
  • make determination of building status


The following document is available in the Open Government Portal:

These documents are also available by searching the list of public agencies:

  • mandate and roles
  • code of conduct


Board members (PDF, 104 KB) are appointed by the Minister of Municipal Affairs.

File an appeal


Fee: $250

Pay fees by cheque or money order, payable to the Government of Alberta.

How to file an appeal

Step 1. Fill out the forms

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  1. Click on the PDF link to save it on your computer.
  2. Launch Adobe Reader.
  3. Open the PDF from within Adobe Reader. You can now fill and save your form.

You may also need to fill out the following forms, depending on your situation:

Step 2. Send the forms and payment

Send appeals and payment to:

New Home Buyer Protection Board
2nd Floor, Summerside Business Centre
1229 91 Street SW
Edmonton, Alberta  T6X 1E9


Compensation disclosure

Public sector bodies are required to post online the names and compensation paid to:

This is a requirement under the Public Sector Compensation Transparency Act. The postings are required by June 30 each year and will be maintained for 5 years.

As of July 2016, the Chairs of the Surface Rights Board, Land Compensation Board, Municipal Government Board, and New Home Buyer Protection Board were combined into a single position.

Compensation disclosure files


Connect with the New Home Buyer Protection Board:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-427-4864
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Email: [email protected]

New Home Buyer Protection Board
2nd Floor, Summerside Business Centre
1229 91 Street SW
Edmonton Alberta  T6X 1E9