Adrianna Pilkington

Adrianna Pilkington
Telephone: 416 860 6453
Fax: 416 350 6917

Suite 2100, Scotia Plaza
40 King Street West
Toronto, ON M5H 3C2

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Adrianna Pilkington is a partner in our Municipal, Planning and Environmental Law Group. Her practice encompasses all aspects of municipal, land use planning and environmental law.

Adrianna acts for both developers and municipalities as well as other public agencies and institutions such as Infrastructure Ontario and the University of Toronto. Her experience includes:

  • Advising on and negotiating municipal development agreements, including subdivision agreements, development approvals, including zoning and official plan amendments, and site permits
  • Advising on the redevelopment of contaminated lands
  • Advising on environmental approvals and instruments, environmental assessment requirements, environmental due diligence, and environmental compliance
  • Providing advice related to dealings with municipalities, including with respect to access to information, building code issues, by-law compliance, development charges, and procurement
  • Providing advice on access to information, procurement, green energy, survey and boundary issues, administrative law, development charges, and constitutional issues
  • Representing public and private sector clients before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal 
  • Acting as defence counsel with respect to provincial offences charges
  • Conducting prosecutions on behalf of municipal clients related to contraventions of the Building Code Act, 1992, the Planning Act, the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997, and municipal by-laws
  • Representing clients on property tax assessment appeals before the Assessment Review Board and the courts

Prior to her call to the bar, Adrianna summered and articled with the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, where she assisted on matters before the Environmental Review Tribunal and represented the Crown in prosecutions under environmental statutes.



University of Ottawa, LL.B. (cum laude), 2009

University of Waterloo, B.E.S. (Hons.), Dean's Honours List, 2006

Recent Work

Call to the bar

Ontario, 2010


  • BILD (Building Industry and Land Development Association)
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Ontario Expropriation Association
  • Urban Land Institute


Land Development
Municipal, Planning & Environmental
Real Estate & Development