We are following the recommendations and guidelines issued by the regional public health department (Direction régionale de Santé publique de Montréal), which provides hygiene directives and measures to take in case you are experiencing symptoms related to COVID-19.
Montréal announces the closure of the parc du Mont-Royal parking areas and the closure of île Notre-Dame. These additional measures are in line with the government of Québec decision to ban all indoor and outdoor gatherings. Read the press release
Montréal and the Direction régionale de santé publique, in collaboration with flatten.ca, have made the French version of a Web site available whose objective is to educate people and collect data in real time about the spread of COVID-19 locally and across the country. Read more
Montréal temporarily suspends annual indexation of its parking meters. Read the press release
Healthcare workers at the CHUM, Notre-Dame Hospital and the Jewish General Hospital can park free of charge at one of 150 metered parking spaces near their workplace with a COVID-19 sticker. They can get the sticker from their healthcare facility.
A massive walk-in testing clinic has opened at Place des Festivals. Learn more (in French)
1 877 644-4545: Government hotline for COVID-19
311: Information concerning Montréal municipal facilities and services
211: Multilingual social and community resource
Although the city is taking the necessary measures to maintain services to the public and to protect the health and well-being of its population, this would not be possible without the collaboration of all parties involved in handling the current situation:
Information about the coronavirus is available in several languages on the ACCESSS (Alliance des communautés culturelles pour l'égalité dans la santé et les services sociaux) website.
Downloadable infographics are available on the MIFI Web site
(Ministère de l'Immigration, de la Francisation et de l'Intégration)
If you or someone you know are concerned about COVID-19 symptoms, call 1-877-644-4545.
To find out more about COVID-19 and for prevention tips, go to the Santé Montréal Web site.
- Municipal taxes: The second instalment of annual property taxes is postponed to July 2, 2020. This measure does not apply to other bills, such as transfer taxes.
- Street parking: Seasonal no street parking is postponed to May 1, 2020.
- Temporary garages: The deadline to take down temporary garages is postponed to May 3, 2020.
Assistance measures offered by the city
Assistance to businesses
Montréal mobilizes to support businesses. Read more
Assistance for vulnerable people
- Montréal takes measures to ensure the health and safety of the homeless population. Read more
Temporary closure of city sites
Accès Montréal offices and permit counters
Accès Montréal offices and permit counters are closed until further notice. We continue to offer service for all requests and applications that are available by phone or online. Read more
Service de l’habitation reception desk
As this building is currently closed, bailiffs must send legal proceedings to the following e-mail address: [email protected]
Bureau des réclamations service counter
Service de l’évaluation foncière counters
Temporary closure of customer service counters at the municipal court.
Current matters, hearings, statements of offence, driver’s license suspensions, payment arrangements: Do you have any questions about the services offered by the municipal court during the pandemic? Here is some information to clarify it all.
Online services remain operational.
Cultural and sports facilities
Our cultural and sports facilities are closed until further notice.
Cultural sites, such as cultural centres
Arenas and sports facilities, such as the Complexe sportif Claude-Robillard
Planetarium and Botanical Garden
Nature parks are open to the public. However, some facilities are closed. See Web site.
Playgrounds and playground equipment in all boroughs.
Essential services are maintained
Our teams continue to ensure essential municipal services, such as the collection of garbage and recycling, access to drinking water and emergency services.
Events and gatherings
We are cancelling all indoor public events of 250 people or more organized by the city, in accordance with the guidelines issued by the government of Québec. The Jeux de Montréal have also been cancelled.
Public consultations are also suspended.
Municipal governing bodies
City council and the urban agglomeration council will be meeting behind closed doors, until further notice. Citizens may watch the webcast, either live or on replay. They may send their questions electronically before 9 a.m., the day of the meeting, using a new online form. Watch council meetings