199 Bay St, Suite 5300, Commerce Court West, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1998 (AB); 2000 (ON)
Calvin Lantz is a partner in the Real Estate Group and head of the Municipal & Land Use Group. He is a Certified Specialist in Municipal Law by the Law Society of Ontario. He appears before administrative Boards and approval bodies and agencies, including Local Planning Appeal Tribunal, Committees of Adjustment, Land Division Committees, various Municipal Councils and Committees. He secures municipal approvals for official plan and zoning by-law amendments, consents to sever lands, minor variances, subdivision and site plan approvals, condominium conversions, building and demolition permits, and other related municipal and provincial approvals that are necessary for land development. Calvin strategizes and leads teams of development approval professionals; negotiates with senior municipal staff and politicians, government agencies and land owners; prepares and submits land use planning applications and provides strategic direction on the approval process and related municipal and other government approvals; provides legal opinions on a broad range of municipal issues, zoning by-laws and land use policies and prepares land use planning instruments; negotiates municipal and development agreements.