Eric Davis is an LSO Certified Specialist in Municipal Law (Local Government/Land Use Planning and Development) who acts for homeowners, businesses, developers, and other private sector clients. He also represents municipalities and other public bodies across Ontario, including school boards. Eric regularly assists clients with planning- and zoning-related matters, including re-zonings, plans of subdivision, site plans, minor variances, and severances, as well as Ontario Land Tribunal appeals. Eric also regularly handles expropriations, municipal conflicts of interest, prosecutions, by-law drafting, municipal tax sales, heritage matters, public procurement, and municipal elections. He focuses on matters related to municipal governments.

Eric provides practical advice and counsel in a number of areas:

Municipal services: Eric regularly handles expropriations, municipal conflicts of interest, prosecutions, by-law drafting, municipal tax sales, heritage matters, public procurement, and municipal elections.

Administrative law: Eric advises clients on procedural matters, including procedural fairness issues, and regularly appears before various local boards, Municipal Heritage Committees, Committees of Adjustment, the Normal Farm Practices Protection Board, the Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Appeal Tribunal and the Ontario Land Tribunal.

Land development: Eric assists clients with planning- and zoning-related matters, including re-zonings, plans of subdivision, site plans, minor variances and severances, and Ontario Land Tribunal appeals.

Environmental: Eric advises clients on various environmental matters, such as records of site condition, municipal class environmental assessments, and environment-related restrictions on land use, such as matters involving conservation authorities.

Procurement and contracts: Eric has particular expertise in public procurement and assists municipal and other public-sector clients with the drafting of purchasing by-laws, the preparation of bid documents, and the resolution of any issues that arise during the bid process.