Are you planning construction or renovation work on your property? Do you want to install a pool or hot tub in your yard? Contact the Permits and Inspections Division to ensure that your project complies with municipal by-laws.
Why do I need a permit?
To make sure the work meets City standards in terms of zoning, safety, architecture, quality of construction and environmental protection. In short, regulation through permit issuance promotes a safer, more harmonious urban environment.
A permit is required for:
- building a shed, a garage or a gazebo
- installing an above-ground or in-ground pool or a hot tub
- building a patio
- putting up a fence
- renovation or construction work
Backgrounders (In French)
Aire de stationnement
Cabane à jardin (remise)/Pavillon de jardin
Clôture, haie, muret
Logement supplémentaire (bachelor)
Logement supplémentaire (habitation intergénérationnelle)
Ouverture d'un nouveau commerce (bâtiment existant)
Perron, patio et balcon
Piscine creusée (incluant les piscines semi-creusées)
Piscine hors terre
Usages accessoires à l'habitation – Bureaux professionnels et commerces de services
Permit application forms (In French)
The information presented in the backgrounders is a simplified version of zoning by-law No. 1275 and does not replace the official documents.
Before starting any work, contact the Permits and Inspections Division at 450-455-3371, extension 2027. You may also come to City Hall with a copy of your certificate of location.
Tree felling and watering
The Engineering and Environment Division issues permits if you need to cut down a tree or water a new lawn. Call 450 455-3371, option 1.
Applying for a permit online
For some permits, you can apply online. Click here for details.