Environment and town planning

The zoning map of the municipality
Advisory committee on Town planning
Environnement
Forms
Invasive non-native plants
Municipal regulations
MRC Papineau
Bather’s Dermatitis

URBANISM AND ENVIRONMENT

Anyone wishing to do work on their property must first obtain a permit from the inspector in building and environment in accordance with the provisions of the building and zoning by-laws.

May, Tree Month

Every year in collaboration with groups connection with the drainage basin of the region and the Ministry of Lands and Forest, the municipality distributes trees free of charge. Consult our web site.

By-law reminders

  • It is obligatory to let grass, trees and shrubs grow on the  first 10 or 15 meters of width of the shoreline of lakes and waterways and this, from the high water line.
  • No camp fires are to be localized in the shoreline strip.
  • No work or construction, with or without foundation, no banking up or excavation is allowed inside the shoreline strip.
  • The cleaning of septic systems as foreseen by the law, is once every two years for permanent residences and once every four years for secondary residences. Don’t forget to send your receipts of septic system cleaning to the municipality.
  • Many works of renovation require a permit. Contact your inspector for more information!
  • The permanent use of trailers, tent trailers and recreational vehicles is forbidden on all the  territory