Kensington Business Improvement Area (BIA)

Executive Director, Annie MacInnis
kensingtonbra@shaw.ca 
Office: 403.283.4810

Kensington Community Police Liaison Officer 

Cst.  James Dore – JDore@calgarypolice.ca

Kensington Bylaw Officer
Sgt. Fausto Riciggo  403-312-0650

Public Realm

  • BRZ streetlight Banners (damaged) – Please contact our offices to request replacement 
  • Outdoor patios – New regulations relax size restrictions, delete the requirement for  entry through eatery, and relax how patios can be opened and operated and parking requirements. Go to www.ahla.ca/new-patio-policies for more information. If you would like assistance and support for your Outdoor Patio Application contact our offices!

 

  • Broken tree branches – 311
  • Broken bench or bike rack – 311
  • Damaged bus shelter, broken traffic light, leaking fire hydrant, broken street signs – 311
  • Abandoned bulky waste in alley (mattresses, couches…) – 311
  • Canada Post box (broken or damaged) – 1-866-7607-6301
  • Graffiti on your building or on public realm– Email our Executive Director for the graffiti removal form and FAQs package.

Social Disorder

Report all break-ins/robberies
Reports contribute to Kensington crime statistics and support allocation of regular patrols and bike patrols to Kensington area. Please report non-urgent matters to 311 or police non-emergency (403-266-1234) and in progress issues to 911.

Overdose/drug issues – Call 911 if urgent (person is non-responsive or is in immediate distress and/or danger).

If not urgent, call the DOAP team – 403-998-7388.

Panhandling – is permitted unless person is blocking the sidewalk or is abusive. Contact police non-emergency (403-266-1234) or bylaw (311) for sidewalk blocking and/or abusive behaviour.

Homeless encampment – report to bylaw via 311.

Person asleep on the street – Call the DOAP team to assess – 403-998-7388.

Found needles – 311.

 

Is the alley behind your business too dark? 

You can apply to have a dawn to dusk energy efficient light installed by Enmax on an existing wooden light pole. Cost is $17.59/month added onto your electricity bill. The light turns on and off automatically and Enmax deals with any maintenance issues:  https://www.enmax.com/home/electricity-and-natural-gas/streetlights-for-your-neighbourhood/questions-and-answers.

 

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