Municipal Law

Crease Harman offers comprehensive advice and expertise in relation to all forms of municipal law including:

  • severances, minor variances, non-conforming uses and other permissions
  • development permits
  • subdivision and site plan agreements
  • development agreements
  • cost sharing agreements
  • by-law approvals and appeals
  • lobbying for legislative change
  • property tax planning
  • municipal by-law interpretation and litigation
  • municipal law opinions
  • licencing matters
  • building, occupancy and other permits, and appeals arising therefrom including judicial review
  • Building Code, Fire Code and other code defences
  • representation before tribunals and courts
  • appearances before municipal councils and committees
  • construction and project management agreements
  • operation and management agreements

Crease Harman has a standing referral relationship with eminent municipal counsel, Lorena Staples Q.C.  This arrangement allows our clients to have access to top-level advice and support in dealing with municipal government.

Crease Harman is located at:

#800 – 1070 Douglas Street
Victoria, B.C. V8W 2S8
PHONE: +1 (250) 388-5421
FAX: +1 (250) 388-4294