Municipal

Municipal

Cox & Palmer’s experienced lawyers provide counsel on a broad range of municipal law matters and as our client, you can rely on us to navigate the complex regulatory environment.

Advisory Services Include:

  • By-law implementation and enforcement
  • Planning and zoning
  • Land development
  • Taxation
  • Amalgamation
  • Risk management
  • Waste management
  • Public utilities
  • Finance

Additionally, we provide advice on issues concerning employment and labour law, as well as construction, tendering, environmental, administrative, and contractual matters.

Articles & Insights

The Future of “Reno-viction” in Prince Edward Island

The phenomenon known as “renoviction” has garnered much attention on Prince Edward Island in recent years. On November 17, 2021, the Province of Prince Edward Island passed Bill 122, which implemented a two-year moratorium on the ability of landlords to evict tenants to renovate their occupied units. While the government of PEI is currently in […]

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Municipal Planning Appeals on the Island: A 15 Year Review

The Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission (“IRAC” or the “Commission”) is an independent quasi-judicial tribunal that, among other things, hears appeals relating to land use, including municipal and ministerial planning decisions, under the Planning Act and other provincial statutes . A 15-year review (2005-2020) of appeals of municipal planning decisions before the Commission shows that […]

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