Timely and efficient navigation of complex, multijurisdictional permitting processes are critical to project success. Our specialists apply their knowledge and experience of evolving legislation to reduce the risk for regulatory-driven delays. Hatfield is proficient in federal, provincial, and municipal environmental acts, regulations, standards, and best practices, as well as public and Indigenous engagement programs. This deep understanding of the permitting and community landscape, together with our excellent reputation and working relationships with regulatory agencies, enables us to provide our clients with the confidence that they are receiving high-quality and sound strategic advice on their projects.
Our permitting capabilities span marine, freshwater and terrestrial environments, from the Fisheries Act to Disposal-at-Sea Regulations, the Water Sustainability Act to Waste Discharge Authorizations, and Development Permits to Municipal Access Agreements. Whether it’s permitting for mines, coastal development, rail transportation, tunneling, pipelines, renewable energy projects, or road, highway and bridge infrastructure, our experts can be relied on to ensure your project scheduling is optimized through the timely acquisition of permits, approvals and authorizations.