Environmental, Municipal and Land Planning Law Firm

For more than 25 years, Garrod Pickfield LLP has provided proactive, cost-efficient legal services focused on municipal law, environmental law, and planning and development to public and private sector clients.

Our clientele include municipalities, developers, conservation authorities, industrial and commercial businesses, community groups, and individuals in Guelph, Hamilton, Peel, Kitchener-Waterloo and throughout the Greater Golden Horseshoe area.

We act, on an ongoing basis, for a substantial number of urban and rural municipalities throughout this region, as well as private developer and other stakeholders. Our experience and familiarity with current municipal, environmental, and planning laws, policies and practices enable us to get to the bottom line quickly and produce results for our clients.

Sharing Our Clients' Priorities

Our firm is located centrally in the area we serve. We are familiar with the people, the processes, and the local and environmental planning concerns and priorities of Southwestern and south-central Ontario.

Services include:

  • Municipal law: As general counsel, our lawyers work with municipal staff, crafting practical solutions and help them avoid disputes. We also represent municipalities before tribunals and administrative bodies, and pursue judicial review when advocacy is required to get the results our client's need.
  • Environmental charges and orders: We pursue cost-effective resolution of matters before the Ministry of the Environment and the Environmental Review Tribunal.
  • Approvals: Our firm has substantial experience assisting private sector clients in obtaining land development and environmental approvals. We regularly represent clients in cases involving residential and commercial developments, landfills, energy projects and other major environmental decision-making processes.
  • Rural land issues: Land development and resource management for farms, resource-based businesses and other clients working in rural areas may require our specialized knowledge and experience.

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Contact Garrod Pickfield LLP

For help with municipal, environmental, or planning and development throughout Southwestern Ontario, call us at 519-837-0500 or fill in our online form.