Municipalities act in many different areas affecting urban and rural life: they have the power to regulate our daily lives, assure public order, collect taxes, implement public projects and provide local services.
Do you need to sort it all out? You can count on the expertise of our specialized lawyers to clear up the confusion in the numerous rules governing the municipal apparatus. They are fully equipped to advise you on all municipal affairs.
- Municipal administration
- Powers and delegation of powers
- Drafting of bylaws and contracts
- Municipal services
- Protection of persons and property
- Taxation and assessment
- Tax collection
- Acquisitions and sales
- Labour relations
- Land-use planning
- Environment and nuisances
- Permits and certificates
- Public-private partnerships
- Representation before administrative tribunals and the courts
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