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Kate Lyons at Federated Press' 10th Essentials of Real Estate Development


Lawyer Catherine Lyons
Area Municipal, Planning and Property Tax


Leading-edge strategies for evaluating and optimizing new building opportunities
Novotel Toronto Centre Hotel
Toronto, Ontario

Conference Chair and Speaker:  Kate Lyons, Partner, Goodmans LLP

Land Development:  Approvals Process:  From Land Acquisition to Building Permit:

In land development, the central imperative is to be able to realize the highest and best use of the property that is acquired.  In many cases, the way to achieve this is through the land use approvals pro-cess: a lengthy, expensive and, in Ontario, an increasingly complex process.  This presentation will review the land use planning approvals process in Ontario.

  • Choosing the right approval process
  • Role of government
  • Other players in the approvals process

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