Calgary:  It’s now official.  Abdul Rafih, Calgary’s chief livery inspector, has announced that a much awaited new livery bylaw is now ready for presentation to the City’s Standing Policy Committee on Community and Protective Services (SPC) next week on Wednesday, March 10.

The new proposed bylaw  is now released.  To view it click HERE.

To review the agenda and administration’s attachments click HERE and scroll to 7.1 on the agenda.

A copy of bulletin 004 is shown below.

Readers would do well to review the “What We Heard” report by clicking HERE

Watch for my commentaries on the new bylaw this coming weekend.


Livery Transport Bylaw Review 

Standing Policy Committee Report and Stakeholder Report Back:  What We Heard
March 1, 2021

This bulletin is to inform industry stakeholders of the upcoming publication of the Livery Transport Bylaw Review report to be posted on March 5, 2021. The report, which includes a proposed Livery Transport Bylaw and proposed fee schedule, will be presented to the Standing Policy Committee (SPC) on Community and Protective Services (CPS) Wednesday, March 10, 2021.

On March 5th the Committee meeting agenda, Livery Transport Bylaw Review report and attachments will be available to access through the following link: 

Presenting to the Standing Policy Committee
During the current COVID-19 pandemic, we are providing the public with options to participate remotely in Committee and Council meetings. If you would like to participate in this meeting you may:

  • Follow the Committee meeting using the live stream​.
  • Make a written submission using the public submission form​.
  • Contact the City Clerk’s office by email at​ to register to speak at the committee meeting. Please note, the public may present to the Committee during the public hearing portion of an agenda item for five minutes. If you wish to speak, please limit your comments to matters contained in the report and the recommended actions being discussed.

Stakeholder Report Back: What We Heard

The Q4 2020 phase 2 stakeholder engagement process to support the Livery Transport Bylaw Review is now complete. A summary of the engagement process and the feedback collected from industry stakeholders is included in the stakeholder What we Heard Report.

For additional information regarding the Livery Transport Bylaw review, please visit

This bulletin is also available in Amharic, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu at

If you have any further questions regarding the Livery Transport Bylaw Review, please contact

Thank you for your participation and input into the Livery Transport Bylaw Review.



Abdul Rafih
Chief Livery Inspector
Calgary Community Standards