Skilled, Experienced Advocacy for Municipalities

For over 25 years, Garrod Pickfield LLP has provided general counsel and representation before Boards and Tribunals and the courts, to Ontario municipalities.

With extensive experience and knowledge of the practices, procedures and the specialized expertise of the Ontario Municipal Board and Environmental Review Tribunal, we have a strong track record and high success rate as counsel to municipalities before these key decision-making tribunals.

Our litigation practice areas include:

  • Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) appeals involving official plans, zoning, consents, plans of subdivision and site plan approvals
  • Expropriations, including hearings of necessity and compensation before the Ontario Municipal Board
  • Environmental Review Tribunal appeals, including landfill/waste management hearings, appeals under the Clean Water Act, MOECC Directors Orders and Provincial Officers Orders
  • Environmental charges in Provincial Offences Court
  • Prosecution of Municipal Bylaws
  • Appeals and applications for Judicial Review in Divisional Court and the Ontario Court of Appeal.

Contact Us

Garrod Pickfield LLP's lawyers have successfully provided representation and advocacy for municipalities throughout the Greater Golden Horseshoe and Southwestern Ontario. Call our Guelph office at 519-837-0500 or fill in our online form.