Land Use Planning & Development

Our Land Use Planning and Development lawyers support both public and private developers, as well as builders and individuals. Our industry knowledge and close working relationship with our Municipal group allow us to effectively support your matter.

Our experience makes us one of the foremost land use planning groups in Southeastern Ontario. Our team supports you through every step of the planning and development process, from negotiations to approvals. We have the right people and skills to guide you through the process.

Areas of Land Use Planning & Development

Negotiating Municipal Approvals and Development Agreements

We routinely work with municipal staff, land use planners, and engineers to establish defensible conditions of approval and any agreements necessary to efficiently implement land use planning approvals. We provide strategic support in incorporating conditions of approval into agreements to govern the development of land. Further, we assist in drafting subdivision, site plan control, and any other necessary development agreements.

Condominium Development Projects

We provide timely support for condominium projects through the following:

  • Drafting conditions of approval
  • Drafting Declarations and condominium by-laws
  • Providing advice regarding vacant land, standard, and common element condominiums
  • Condominium conversions
Hearings Before Tribunals and Courts

We regularly appear at the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal for municipalities and private clients on a number of Land Use Planning Appeals, including:

  • Plans of subdivisions and condominiums
  • Zoning amendments
  • Official Plan Amendments
  • Minor variances
  • Consents
  • Site Plan Approvals
  • Development Charges
Pits and Quarries Approvals​

We work with experts in fields across a variety of industries to support them in preparing compelling applications for any planning and licensing approvals. When needed, we appear at the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal to advocate on their behalf.

For assistance with your land use planning & development law enquiry, contact Karen James by email at or 613.544.0211, ext. 8046.

Meet Our Land Use Planning & Development Team

Our Land Use Planning & Development team offers a wide range of legal services to help support businesses of all sizes. 

Land Use Planning & Development Lawyers

Tony Fleming

613.546.8096

Tony Fleming is our firm’s Associate Managing Partner and the supervising Partner in our

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David Munday*

613.546.8091

David Munday is a Partner in our Real Estate group and has been with

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Robert (Bob) Tchegus

613.546.8073

Robert (Bob) Tchegus is a Partner responsible for our firm’s Real Estate Law group.

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Lisa Scheulderman

613.546.8071

Lisa Scheulderman is an Associate in our Municipal Law group. Lisa provides advice to

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Spencer Putnam

613.546.8098

Spencer Putnam is an Associate in our Municipal group. Spencer summered and articled with the

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Land Use Planning & Development Support Staff

Stephanie Racine

613.544.0211
ext. 8033

Karen James

613.544.0211
ext. 8046

Erica Wallace

613.544.0211
ext. 8036

Julie Forbes

613.544.0211
ext. 8035

Angela MacLeod

613.544.0211
ext. 8023

Mackenzie Burns

613.544.0211
ext. 8026

For assistance with your land use planning & development law enquiry, contact Karen James by email at or 613.544.0211, ext. 8046.

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