Get a permit to temporarily occupy public property for construction purposes

If you plan to carry out work and need to place a container on city property or install scaffolding that will encroach on the sidewalk, please remember that you require a permit to do so in Montréal. Find out how you can get a permit.

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In Ahuntsic-Cartierville, you must obtain a permit to temporarily occupy city property for construction purposes if you would like to: 

  • install any of the following on city property: temporary shelters, construction fencing, containers, scaffolding, a debris chute
  • place equipment, materials or debris on city property
  • reserve a parking space for a contractor
  • close off city property to carry out work 

City property includes streets, alleys, sidewalks, bike paths, medians, public squares and parks.

Billing

Rates vary based on the location, the total area of the occupancy, whether or not there are parking meters and the duration of the work. The city will send you an invoice by postal mail around two weeks after the occupancy period. 

If your occupancy lasts several months, you will receive a new invoice each month.

If you are applying on behalf of an organization, the invoice will be sent to the address that appears in the organization’s profile.

If there are parking meters in the work zone, a fee will be added to your bill to cover the costs of:

  • covering (hooding) parking meters
  • removing parking meters
  • loss of parking revenues

Change or cancellation 

 If you apply online, you can use your account to: 

  • Cancel your application
  • Change your application 
  • Cancel your permit 
  • Change the period of occupancy for your permit 

For more information about fees and deadlines, please see: Public property occupancy permit: Change or cancel an application

Things to know

Your application will be processed within two business days. For construction sites that are managed by a contractor, the timeframe is 10 working days.

The permit is valid for a maximum duration of one month. If you would like to extend it, you must submit a new application.

Information

All requests for specific information about the temporary occupancy of public property permits must be addressed to the Division des études techniques of Ahuntsic-Cartierville:

Fees

Permit

Price

Issuance of permit

$44

Fee to modify a request presently under analysis

$44

Surface being occupied

Price per day

Up to 99 m² of a back sidewalk, alley or unpaved surface*

$57.60

Up to 49 m² of a street or sidewalk

$73.50

From 50 to 99 m² of a street or sidewalk

$80

Any area from 100 to 299 m²

$1.75 (cost per m²)

Any area of 300 m² or more

$2.10 (cost per m²)

Width of the local street obstructed

Price per day

Three metres wide and under (one lane)

$45

Between three and six metres (two lanes)

$129

Between six and nine metres (three lanes)

$272

Between nine and 12 metres wide (four lanes)

$416

Width of the artery obstructed

Price per day

Three metres wide and under (one lane)

$87

Between three and six metres (two lanes)

$286

Between six and nine metres (three lanes)

$720

Between nine and 12 metres wide (four lanes)

$1154

Closure fee

Price per day

Closing a local street

$145

Closing a main street

$434

Closing an alley

$49

Fees for parking meters

Price per day

Places with parking pay stations

$23.50

Loss of revenue

$23.50

Installing cover on first pay station

$42

Installing covers on pay stations

$5.75 per additional pay station

Removal of a pay station

$286

Removal of a first pay station

$133

Removal of pay stations

$76.50 per additional station

An estimation of the permit’s cost will be available in the summary of your online application. You’ll also find the details of your invoice in your permit, which is available in your account.

Required documents

If applicable, you may have to provide a copy of the following supporting documents:

  • Signage or detour plan (pedestrian, bicycle, car, bus or priority vehicles) that is signed and sealed by an engineer
  • Cutting permit
  • Excavation permit

Communication channels

You need an account to use this service. 

If you are applying on behalf of an organization (business, agency, self-employed person, etc.), you must have an organization profile.

Point of service

555 Rue Chabanel Ouest
Suite 600
Montréal, QC H2N 2H8

During your visit, we will register the application.

Legislation

In Anjou, you must obtain a permit to temporarily occupy city property for construction purposes if you would like to: 

  • install any of the following on city property: temporary shelters, construction fencing, containers, scaffolding, a debris chute
  • place equipment, materials or debris on city property
  • reserve a parking space for a contractor
  • obstruct off city property to carry out work 

City property includes streets, alleys, sidewalks, bike paths, medians, public squares and parks.

Billing

Rates vary based on the location, the total area of the occupancy, whether or not there are parking meters and the duration of the work. The city will send you an invoice by postal mail around two weeks after the occupancy period. 

If your occupancy lasts several months, you will receive a new invoice each month.

If you are applying on behalf of an organization, the invoice will be sent to the address that appears in the organization’s profile.

If there are parking meters in the work zone, a fee will be added to your bill to cover the costs of:

  • covering (hooding) parking meters
  • removing parking meters
  • loss of parking revenues

Change or cancellation 

 If you apply online, you can use your account to: 

  • Cancel your application
  • Change your application 
  • Cancel your permit 
  • Change the period of occupancy for your permit 

For more information about fees and deadlines, please see: Public property occupancy permit: Change or cancel an application

Things to know

Your application will be processed within two  business days.

The permit is valid for a maximum duration of one month. If you would like to extend it, you must submit a new application. You can obtain a maximum of three permits to temporarily occupy city property per year.

Fee

Taxes included

Issuance of permit : $30

Required documents

If applicable, you may have to provide a copy of the following supporting documents:

  • Signage or detour plan (pedestrian, bicycle, car, bus or priority vehicles) that is signed and sealed by an engineer
  • Cutting permit
  • Excavation permit

Communication channels

You need an account to use this service. 

If you are applying on behalf of an organization (business, agency, self-employed person, etc.), you must have an organization profile.

Legislation

In Côte-des-Neiges-Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, you must obtain a permit to temporarily occupy city property for construction purposes if you would like to: 

  • install any of the following on city property: temporary shelters, construction fencing, containers, scaffolding, a debris chute
  • place equipment, materials or debris on city property
  • reserve a parking space for a contractor
  • close off city property to carry out work 

City property includes streets, alleys, sidewalks, bike paths, medians, public squares and parks.

Billing

Rates vary based on the location, the total area of the occupancy, whether or not there are parking meters and the duration of the work. The city will send you an invoice by postal mail around two weeks after the occupancy period. 

If your occupancy lasts several months, you will receive a new invoice each month.

If you are applying on behalf of an organization, the invoice will be sent to the address that appears in the organization’s profile.

If there are parking meters in the work zone, a fee will be added to your bill to cover the costs of:

  • covering (hooding) parking meters
  • removing parking meters
  • loss of parking revenues

Change or cancellation 

 If you apply online, you can use your account to: 

  • Cancel your application
  • Change your application 
  • Cancel your permit 
  • Change the period of occupancy for your permit 

For more information about fees and deadlines, please see: Public property occupancy permit: Change or cancel an application

Things to know

Your application will be processed within five business days.  

The permit is valid for a maximum duration of one year. If you would like to extend it, you must submit a new application.

Fees

Taxes included

Issuance of permit : $43

*Only if the occupation does not encroach on the sidewalk or the street. Otherwise, the rate for the street and sidewalk surfaces will apply.

Surface being occupied

Price per day

Up to 99 m² of a back sidewalk, alley or unpaved surface*

$52

Up to 49 m² of a street or sidewalk

$62

From 50 to 99 m² of a street or sidewalk

$77

Any area from 100 to 299 m²

$1.25 (cost per m²)

Any area of 300 m² or more

$1.65 (cost per m²)

Width of the local street

Price per day

Three metres wide and under (one lane)

$38

Between three and six metres (two lanes)

$112

Between six and nine metres (three lanes)

$225

Between nine and 12 metres wide (four lanes)

$337

Width of the artery obstructed

Price per day

Three metres wide and under (one lane)

$72

Between three and six metres (two lanes)

$247

Between six and nine metres (three lanes)

$592

Between nine and 12 metres wide (four lanes)

$955

Closure fee

Price per day

Closing a local street

$109

Closing a main street

$361

Closing an alley

$38

Fees for parking meters

Price per day

Places without parking pay stations

$37

Places with parking pay stations

$23

Installing cover on first pay station

$60

Installing covers on pay stations

$5 per additional pay station

Removal of a pay station

$270

Removal of a first pay station

$200

Removal of pay stations

$75 per additional station

An estimation of the permit’s cost will be available in the summary of your online application. You’ll also find the details of your invoice in your permit, which is available in your account.

Required documents

If applicable, you may have to provide a copy of the following supporting documents:

  • Signage or detour plan (pedestrian, bicycle, car, bus or priority vehicles) that is signed and sealed by an engineer
  • Cutting permit
  • Excavation permit

Apply for a permit

You need an account to use this service. 

If you are applying on behalf of an organization (business, agency, self-employed person, etc.), you must have an organization profile.

Legislation

In Lachine, you must obtain a permit to temporarily occupy city property for construction purposes if you would like to: 

  • install any of the following on city property: temporary shelters, construction fencing, containers, scaffolding, a debris chute
  • place equipment, materials or debris on city property
  • reserve a parking space for a contractor
  • close off city property to carry out work 

City property includes streets, alleys, sidewalks, bike paths, medians, public squares and parks.

Billing

Rates vary based on the location, the total area of the occupancy, whether or not there are parking meters and the duration of the work. The city will send you an invoice by postal mail around two weeks after the occupancy period. 

If your occupancy lasts several months, you will receive a new invoice each month.

If you are applying on behalf of an organization, the invoice will be sent to the address that appears in the organization’s profile.

If there are parking meters in the work zone, a fee will be added to your bill to cover the costs of:

  • covering (hooding) parking meters
  • removing parking meters
  • loss of parking revenues

Change or cancellation 

 If you apply online, you can use your account to: 

  • Cancel your application
  • Change your application 
  • Cancel your permit 
  • Change the period of occupancy for your permit 

For more information about fees and deadlines, please see: Public property occupancy permit: Change or cancel an application

Things to know

Your application will be processed once payment has been made and all documents have been received and approved.

Your permit is valid for the duration that you requested. If you would like to extend it, you must submit a new application.

Permit

Price

Issuance of permit

$25

Analysis fee

$50

Fee to modify a request presently under analysis

$50

Surface being occupied

Price per day

Up to 99 m² of a back sidewalk, alley or unpaved surface

$22

100 m² or more of a back sidewalk, alley or unpaved surface

$0.75 (cost per m²)

Width of the local street obstructed

Price per day

Three metres wide and under (one lane)

$30

Between three and six metres (two lanes)

$90

Between six and nine metres (three lanes)

$180

Between nine and 12 metres wide (four lanes)

$300

Width of the artery obstructed

Price per day

Three metres wide and under (one lane)

$80

Between three and six metres (two lanes)

$160

Between six and nine metres (three lanes)

$480

Between nine and 12 metres wide (four lanes)

$640

Closure fee

Price per day

Closing a local street

$90

Closing a main street

$160

Fees for parking meters

Price per day

Places with parking pay stations

$60

Loss of revenue

$24

Installing cover on first pay station

$60

Installing covers on pay stations

$5 per additional pay station

Removal of a pay station

$270

Removal of a first pay station

$200

Removal of pay stations

$75 per additional station

An estimation of the permit’s cost will be available in the summary of your online application. You’ll also find the details of your invoice in your permit, which is available in your account.

Required documents

If applicable, you may have to provide a copy of the following supporting documents:

  • Signage or detour plan (pedestrian, bicycle, car, bus or priority vehicles) that is signed and sealed by an engineer
  • Cutting permit
  • Excavation permit
  • Proof of liability insurance for $2 million

Communication channels

You need an account to use this service. 

If you are applying on behalf of an organization (business, agency, self-employed person, etc.), you must have an organization profile.

You must submit your application at least two business days before the occupancy of public property starts.

Point of service

1800 Boulevard Saint-Joseph
Montréal, QC H8S 2N4

Go to your borough’s point of service with your documents.

Payment methods accepted:

  • Cash
  • Debit or credit card (MasterCard or Visa)
  • Cheque or money order payable to “Ville de Montréal”

Legislation

In LaSalle, you must obtain a permit to temporarily occupy city property for construction purposes if you would like to: 

  • install any of the following on city property: temporary shelters, construction fencing, containers, scaffolding, a debris chute
  • place equipment, materials or debris on city property
  • reserve a parking space for a contractor
  • close off city property to carry out work 

City property includes streets, alleys, sidewalks, bike paths, medians, public squares and parks.

Billing

Rates vary based on the location, the total area of the occupancy, whether or not there are parking meters and the duration of the work. The city will send you an invoice by postal mail around two weeks after the occupancy period. 

If your occupancy lasts several months, you will receive a new invoice each month.

If you are applying on behalf of an organization, the invoice will be sent to the address that appears in the organization’s profile.

If there are parking meters in the work zone, a fee will be added to your bill to cover the costs of:

  • covering (hooding) parking meters
  • removing parking meters
  • loss of parking revenues

Change or cancellation 

 If you apply online, you can use your account to: 

  • Cancel your application
  • Change your application 
  • Cancel your permit 
  • Change the period of occupancy for your permit 

For more information about fees and deadlines, please see: Public property occupancy permit: Change or cancel an application

Things to know 

Your application will be processed within five business days. The permit is valid for a maximum duration of one year. If you would like to extend it, you must submit a new application.

*Only if the occupation does not encroach on the sidewalk or the street. Otherwise, the rate for the street and sidewalk surfaces will apply.

Surface being occupied

Price per day

Up to 99 m² of a back sidewalk, alley or unpaved surface*

$35

Up to 49 m² of a street or sidewalk

$40

From 50 to 99 m² of a street or sidewalk

$100

Any area of 100 m² or more

$1.30 (cost per m²)

Width of the local street or artery obstructed

Price per day

Three metres wide and under (one lane)

$40

Between three and six metres (two lanes)

$70

Between six and nine metres (three lanes)

$240

Between nine and 12 metres wide (four lanes)

$360

Closure fee

Price per day

Closing a main street

$160

Any other public roads, except alleyways

$80

An estimation of the permit’s cost will be available in the summary of your online application. You’ll also find the details of your invoice in your permit, which is available in your account.

Required documents

If applicable, you may have to provide a copy of the following supporting documents:

  • Signage or detour plan (pedestrian, bicycle, car, bus or priority vehicles) that is signed and sealed by an engineer
  • Cutting permit
  • Excavation permit
  • Consentement municipal

Communication channels

You need an account to use this service. 

If you are applying on behalf of an organization (business, agency, self-employed person, etc.), you must have an organization profile.

Point of service

By appointment
55 Avenue Dupras
Montréal, QC H8R 4A8

Go to your borough’s point of service with your documents and completed form (in French).

Payment methods accepted:

  • Cash
  • Debit or credit card (MasterCard or Visa)
  • Cheque or money order payable to “Ville de Montréal”

Legislation

In the Plateau-Mont-Royal, you must obtain a permit to temporarily occupy city property for construction purposes if you would like to: 

  • install any of the following on city property: temporary shelters, construction fencing, containers, scaffolding, a debris chute
  • place equipment, materials or debris on city property
  • reserve a parking space for a contractor
  • close off city property to carry out work 

City property includes streets, alleys, sidewalks, bike paths, medians, public squares and parks.

Billing

Rates vary based on the location, the total area of the occupancy, whether or not there are parking meters and the duration of the work. The city will send you an invoice by postal mail around two weeks after the occupancy period. 

If your occupancy lasts several months, you will receive a new invoice each month.

If you are applying on behalf of an organization, the invoice will be sent to the address that appears in the organization’s profile.

If there are parking meters in the work zone, a fee will be added to your bill to cover the costs of:

  • covering (hooding) parking meters
  • removing parking meters
  • loss of parking revenues

Change or cancellation 

 If you apply online, you can use your account to: 

  • Cancel your application
  • Change your application 
  • Cancel your permit 
  • Change the period of occupancy for your permit 

For more information about fees and deadlines, please see: Public property occupancy permit: Change or cancel an application

Things to know

If you need to close or obstruct a street for construction, you must submit your permit application at least five working days before construction begins.

In all other cases, you must submit your permit at least three working days before construction begins.

As a permit holder, you are responsible for procuring and installing all temporary signage required during your occupancy, between 12 and 14 hours before the occupancy. You must complete a sign installation form and submit it to the Agence de mobilité durable (AMD).

Fees

Taxes non-included

To extend or postpone occupancy for a permit that has already been issued, you must pay the permit issuance and evaluation fees again.

Permit

Price

Issuance of permit

$23.75

Analysis fee

$23.75

*Only if the occupation does not encroach on the sidewalk or the street. Otherwise, the rate for the street and sidewalk surfaces will apply.

Surface being occupied

Price per day

Up to 99 m² of a back sidewalk, alley or unpaved surface*

$73.25

Up to 49 m² of a street or sidewalk

$65

From 50 to 99 m² of a street or sidewalk

$82.50

Any area from 100 to 299 m²

$2 (cost per m²)

Any area of 300 m² or more

$2.50 (cost per m²)

Width of the local street obstructed

Price per day

Three metres wide and under (one lane)

$45.50

Between three and six metres (two lanes)

$120.75

Between six and nine metres (three lanes)

$293.75

Between nine and 12 metres wide (four lanes)

$468.75

Width of the artery obstructed

Price per day

Three metres wide and under (one lane)

$88.75

Between three and six metres (two lanes)

$293.75

Between six and nine metres (three lanes)

$698.50

Between nine and 12 metres wide (four lanes)

$1102.25

Closure fee

Price per day

Closing a local street

$160

Closing a main street

$372

Closing an alley

$130

Fees for parking meters

Price per day

Loss of revenue

$44.50

Installing cover on first pay station

$63

Installing covers on pay stations

$6.25 per additional pay station

Removal of a pay station

$342

Removal of a first pay station

$210.25

Removal of pay stations

$91.75 per additional station

An estimation of the permit’s cost will be available in the summary of your online application. You’ll also find the details of your invoice in your permit, which is available in your account.

Required documents

If applicable, you may have to provide a copy of the following supporting documents:

  • Signage or detour plan (pedestrian, bicycle, car, bus or priority vehicles) that is signed and sealed by an engineer
  • Cutting permit
  • Excavation permit

Communication channels

You need an account to use this service. 

If you are applying on behalf of an organization (business, agency, self-employed person, etc.), you must have an organization profile. The name cannot be changed after the permit is issued.

If you have questions or are out of time to change or cancel your online licence, write to [email protected].

Legislation

In the Sud-Ouest, you must obtain a permit to temporarily occupy city property if you would like to: 

  • install any of the following on city property: temporary shelters, construction fencing, containers, scaffolding, a debris chute
  • place equipment, materials or debris on city property
  • close off city property to carry out work 

City property includes streets, alleys, sidewalks, bike paths, medians, public squares and parks.

Billing

Rates vary based on the location, the total area of the occupancy, whether or not there are parking meters and the duration of the work. The city will send you an invoice by postal mail around two weeks after the occupancy period. 

If your occupancy lasts several months, you will receive a new invoice each month.

If you are applying on behalf of an organization, the invoice will be sent to the address that appears in the organization’s profile.

If there are parking meters in the work zone, a fee will be added to your bill to cover the costs of:

  • covering (hooding) parking meters
  • removing parking meters
  • loss of parking revenues

Change or cancellation 

 If you apply online, you can use your account to: 

  • Cancel your application
  • Change your application 
  • Cancel your permit 
  • Change the period of occupancy for your permit 

For more information about fees and deadlines, please see: Public property occupancy permit: Change or cancel an application

Information

All requests for specific information about the temporary occupancy of public property permits must be addressed to the Division des études techniques of Le Sud-Ouest by email: [email protected]

Things to know

Please plan for a minimum of 10 working days for your application to be processed.

The permit is valid for a maximum duration of one year. If you would like to extend it, you must submit a new application.

Applications to modify or cancel a permit are only accepted if they are submitted before the permit expires.

Fees

Taxes included

Permit

Price

Issuance of permit

$10.50

Analysis fee

$38.50

*Only if the occupation does not encroach on the sidewalk or the street. Otherwise, the rate for the street and sidewalk surfaces will apply.

Surface being occupied

Price per day

Up to 99 m² of a back sidewalk, alley or unpaved surface*

$69

Up to 49 m² of a street or sidewalk

$69

From 50 to 99 m² of a street or sidewalk

$90

Any area from 100 to 299 m²

$2.05 (cost per m²)

Any area of 300 m² or more

$3.10 (cost per m²)

Width of the local street obstructed

Price per day

Three metres wide and under (one lane)

$42

Between three and six metres (two lanes)

$122

Between six and nine metres (three lanes)

$236

Between nine and 12 metres wide (four lanes)

$350

Width of the artery obstructed

Price per day

Three metres wide and under (one lane)

$96

Between three and six metres (two lanes)

$318

Between six and nine metres (three lanes)

$759

Between nine and 12 metres wide (four lanes)

$1200

Closure fee

Price per day

Closing a local street

$122

Closing a main street

$471

Fees for parking meters

Price per day

Installing cover on first pay station

$60

Installing covers on pay stations

$5 per additional pay station

Removal of a pay station

$270

Removal of a first pay station

$200

Removal of pay stations

$75 per additional station

An estimation of the permit’s cost will be available in the summary of your online application. You’ll also find the details of your invoice in your permit, which is available in your account.

Required documents

If applicable, you may have to provide a copy of the following supporting documents:

  • Signage or detour plan (pedestrian, bicycle, car, bus or priority vehicles) that is signed and sealed by an engineer
  • Cutting permit
  • Excavation permit

Communication channels

You need an account to use this service. 

If you are applying on behalf of an organization (business, agency, self-employed person, etc.), you must have an organization profile.

Point of service

815 Rue Bel-Air
First floor
Montréal, QC H4C 2K4

Go to your borough’s point of service with your documents.

Payment methods accepted:

  • Cash
  • Debit or credit card (MasterCard or Visa)
  • Cheque or money order payable to “Ville de Montréal”

Legislation

In l’Île-Bizard–Sainte-Geneviève, you must obtain a permit to temporarily occupy city property for construction purposes if you would like to: 

  • install any of the following on city property: temporary shelters, construction fencing, containers, scaffolding, a debris chute
  • place equipment, materials or debris on city property
  • reserve a parking space for a contractor
  • close off city property to carry out work 

City property includes streets, alleys, sidewalks, bike paths, medians, public squares and parks.

Billing

Rates vary based on the location, the total area of the occupancy, whether or not there are parking meters and the duration of the work. The city will send you an invoice by postal mail around two weeks after the occupancy period. 

If your occupancy lasts several months, you will receive a new invoice each month.

If you are applying on behalf of an organization, the invoice will be sent to the address that appears in the organization’s profile.

If there are parking meters in the work zone, a fee will be added to your bill to cover the costs of:

  • covering (hooding) parking meters
  • removing parking meters
  • loss of parking revenues

Change or cancellation 

 If you apply online, you can use your account to: 

  • Cancel your application
  • Change your application 
  • Cancel your permit 
  • Change the period of occupancy for your permit 

For more information about fees and deadlines, please see: Public property occupancy permit: Change or cancel an application

Things to know

Your application will be processed within two business days.

The permit is valid for a maximum duration of one year. If you would like to extend it, you must submit a new application.

Fees

Taxes included

Permit

Price

Issuance of permit

43 $

Analysis fee

48 $

Fee to modify a request

27 $

*Only if the occupation does not encroach on the sidewalk or the street. Otherwise, the rate for the street and sidewalk surfaces will apply.

Surface being occupied

Price per day

Up to 99 m² of a back sidewalk, alley or unpaved surface*

$43

Up to 49 m² of a street or sidewalk

$55

From 50 to 99 m² of a street or sidewalk

$85

Any area from 100 to 299 m²

$1.80 (cost per m²)

Any area of 300 m² or more

$2.20 (cost per m²)

Width of the local or artery street obstructed

Price per day

3 m ou moins (1 voie)

$37

Entre 3 et 6 m (2 voies)

$86

Entre 6 et 9 m (3 voies)

$182

Entre 9 et 12 m (4 voies)

$268

* Plus surface fees

Width of the street obstructed, other than local or artery street *

Price per day

Three metres wide and under (one lane)

$107

Between three and six metres (two lanes)

$214

Between six and nine metres (three lanes)

$321

Between nine and 12 metres wide (four lanes)

$428

Closure fee

Price per day

Closing a main or a local street

$97

Other street

321 $

An estimation of the permit’s cost will be available in the summary of your online application. You’ll also find the details of your invoice in your permit, which is available in your account.

Required documents

If applicable, you may have to provide a copy of the following supporting documents:

  • Signage or detour plan (pedestrian, bicycle, car, bus or priority vehicles) that is signed and sealed by an engineer
  • Cutting permit
  • Excavation permit

Communication channels

You need an account to use this service. 

If you are applying on behalf of an organization (business, agency, self-employed person, etc.), you must have an organization profile.

Sécurité publique

15795 boul. Gouin O.
Montréal, QC H9H 1C5

Rendez-vous au point de service de votre arrondissement avec vos documents.

Legislation

In Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, you must obtain a permit to temporarily occupy city property for construction purposes if you would like to: 

  • install any of the following on city property: temporary shelters, construction fencing, containers, scaffolding, a debris chute
  • place equipment, materials or debris on city property
  • reserve a parking space for a contractor
  • close off city property to carry out work 
     

Signage is not provided. It is the responsibility of the permit applicant.

City property includes streets, alleys, sidewalks, bike paths, medians, public squares and parks.

Billing

Rates vary based on the location, the total area of the occupancy, whether or not there are parking meters and the duration of the work. The city will send you an invoice by postal mail around two weeks after the occupancy period. 

If your occupancy lasts several months, you will receive a new invoice each month.

If you are applying on behalf of an organization, the invoice will be sent to the address that appears in the organization’s profile.

If there are parking meters in the work zone, a fee will be added to your bill to cover the costs of:

  • covering (hooding) parking meters
  • removing parking meters
  • loss of parking revenues

Change or cancellation 

 If you apply online, you can use your account to: 

  • Cancel your application
  • Change your application 
  • Cancel your permit 
  • Change the period of occupancy for your permit 

For more information about fees and deadlines, please see: Public property occupancy permit: Change or cancel an application

Things to know

Your application will be processed within two to five business days.

The permit is valid for a maximum of one year, depending on the duration stated on the permit. If you would like to extend it, you must submit a new application.

Fees

Taxes non-included

Permit

Price

Issuance of permit

$33.72

Analysis fee

$33.72

*Only if the occupation does not encroach on the sidewalk or the street. Otherwise, the rate for the street and sidewalk surfaces will apply.

Surface being occupied

Price per day

Up to 99 m² of a back sidewalk, alley or unpaved surface*

$47.28

Up to 49 m² of a street or sidewalk

$63.65

From 50 to 99 m² of a street or sidewalk

$144.64

Any area from 100 to 299 m²

$2.00 (cost per m²)

Any area of 300 m² or more

$2.21 (cost per m²)

Width of the local street obstructed

Price per day

Three metres wide and under (one lane)

$44.51

Between three and six metres (two lanes)

$118.94

Between six and nine metres (three lanes)

$236.39

Between nine and 12 metres wide (four lanes)

$357.20

Width of the artery obstructed

Price per day

Three metres wide and under (one lane)

$84.28

Between three and six metres (two lanes)

$280.43

Between six and nine metres (three lanes)

$560.87

Between nine and 12 metres wide (four lanes)

$841.30

Closure fee

Price per day

Closing a local street

$176.90

Closing a main street

$390.62

Closing an alley

$54.05

Fees for parking meters

Price per day

Places without parking pay stations

$32.22

Places with parking pay stations

$53.58

Installing cover on first pay station

$52.19

Installing covers on pay stations

$4.35 per additional pay station

Removal of a pay station

$234.84

Removal of a first pay station

$173.95

Removal of pay stations

$65.23 per additional station

An estimation of the permit’s cost will be available in the summary of your online application. You’ll also find the details of your invoice in your permit, which is available in your account.

Required documents

If applicable, you may have to provide a copy of the following supporting documents:

  • Signage or detour plan (pedestrian, bicycle, car, bus or priority vehicles) that is signed and sealed by an engineer
  • Cutting permit
  • Excavation permit

Communication channels

You need an account to use this service. 

If you are applying on behalf of an organization (business, agency, self-employed person, etc.), you must have an organization profile.

If you need help, please write to [email protected].

Legislation

In Montréal-Nord, you must obtain a permit to temporarily occupy city property for construction purposes if you would like to: 

  • install any of the following on city property: construction fencing, containers, scaffolding, a debris chute
  • place equipment, materials or debris on city property
  • reserve a parking space for a contractor
  • close off city property to carry out work 

City property includes streets, alleys, sidewalks, bike paths, medians, public squares and parks.

Billing

Rates vary based on the location, the total area of the occupancy and the duration of the work. The city will send you an invoice by postal mail around two weeks after the occupancy period. 

If your occupancy lasts several months, you will receive a new invoice each month.

If you are applying on behalf of an organization, the invoice will be sent to the address that appears in the organization’s profile.

Change or cancellation 

 If you apply online, you can use your account to: 

  • Cancel your application
  • Change your application 
  • Cancel your permit 
  • Change the period of occupancy for your permit 

For more information about fees and deadlines, please see: Public property occupancy permit: Change or cancel an application

Any inquiries regarding a permit to temporarily occupy public property for construction purposes should be directed to [email protected].

Things to know

Your application will be processed within two to five business days.

The permit is valid for a maximum duration of one year. If you would like to extend it, you must submit a new application.

Fees

Taxes non-included

Issuance of permit: $42

Extension fees : $42

Other (places sans bornes de stationnement): $40

*Only if the occupation does not encroach on the sidewalk or the street. Otherwise, the rate for the street and sidewalk surfaces will apply.

Surface being occupied

Price per day

Up to 99 m² of a back sidewalk, alley or unpaved surface*

$61

Up to 49 m² of a street or sidewalk

$70

From 50 to 99 m² of a street or sidewalk

$97

Any area of 100 m² or more

$2.25 (cost per m²)

Width of the local street obstructed

Price per day

Three metres wide and under (one lane)

$40

Between three and six metres (two lanes)

$115

Between six and nine metres (three lanes)

$245

Between nine and 12 metres wide (four lanes)

$397

Width of the artery obstructed

Price per day

Three metres wide and under (one lane)

$75

Between three and six metres (two lanes)

$227

Between six and nine metres (three lanes)

$653

Between nine and 12 metres wide (four lanes)

$1019

Closure fee

Price per day

Closing a local street

$144

Closing a main street

$397

Closing an alley

$45

An estimation of the permit’s cost will be available in the summary of your online application. You’ll also find the details of your invoice in your permit, which is available in your account.

Required documents

If applicable, you may have to provide a copy of the following supporting documents:

  • Signage or detour plan (pedestrian, bicycle, car, bus or priority vehicles) that is signed and sealed by an engineer
  • Cutting permit
  • Excavation permit

Communication channels

You need an account to use this service. 

If you are applying on behalf of an organization (business, agency, self-employed person, etc.), you must have an organization profile.

Legislation

In Outremont, you must obtain a permit to temporarily occupy city property for construction purposes if you would like to: 

  • install any of the following on city property: temporary shelters, construction fencing, containers, scaffolding, a debris chute
  • place equipment, materials or debris on city property
  • reserve a parking space for a contractor
  • close off city property to carry out work 

City property includes streets, alleys, sidewalks, bike paths, medians, public squares and parks.

Billing

Rates vary based on the location, the total area of the occupancy, whether or not there are parking meters and the duration of the work. The city will send you an invoice by postal mail around two weeks after the occupancy period.

If your occupancy lasts several months, you will receive a new invoice each month. 

If you are applying on behalf of an organization, the invoice will be sent to the address that appears in the organization’s profile.

If there are parking meters in the work zone, a fee will be added to your bill to cover the costs of:

  • covering (hooding) parking meters
  • removing parking meters
  • loss of parking revenues

Change or cancellation 

 If you apply online, you can use your account to: 

  • Cancel your application
  • Change your application 
  • Cancel your permit 
  • Change the period of occupancy for your permit 

For more information about fees and deadlines, please see: Public property occupancy permit: Change or cancel an application

There is no charge for a permit during a move. However, fees are applicable to compensate for the loss of revenue related to a paid space (parking meter).

Things to know

Your application will be processed within two business days.

The permit is valid for a maximum duration of one year. If you would like to extend it, you must submit a new application.

Permit

Price

Issuance of permit

$53.83

Fee to modify a request presently under analysis

$30

*Only if the occupation does not encroach on the sidewalk or the street. Otherwise, the rate for the street and sidewalk surfaces will apply.

Surface being occupied

Price per day

Up to 99 m² of a back sidewalk, alley or unpaved surface*

$141.83

Up to 49 m² of a street or sidewalk

$86.15

From 50 to 99 m² of a street or sidewalk

$177.25

Any area from 100 to 299 m²

$3.15 (cost per m²)

Any area of 300 m² or more

$5.25 (cost per m²)

Width of the local street obstructed

Price per day

Three metres wide and under (one lane)

$64.09

Between three and six metres (two lanes)

$86.15

Between six and nine metres (three lanes)

$128.17

Between nine and 12 metres wide (four lanes)

$278.41

Width of the artery obstructed

Price per day

Three metres wide and under (one lane)

$86.15

Between three and six metres (two lanes)

$278.41

Between six and nine metres (three lanes)

$556.82

Between nine and 12 metres wide (four lanes)

$857.29

Closure fee

Price per day

Closing a local street

$157.59

Closing a main street

$367.71

Closing an alley

$52.53

Fees for parking meters

Price per day

Installing cover on first pay station

$63.04

Installing covers on pay stations

$6.30 per additional pay station

Removal of a pay station

$341.45

Removal of a first pay station

$210.12

Removal of pay stations

$78.80 per additional station

An estimation of the permit’s cost will be available in the summary of your online application. You’ll also find the details of your invoice in your permit, which is available in your account.

Required documents

If applicable, you may have to provide a copy of the following supporting documents:

  • Signage or detour plan (pedestrian, bicycle, car, bus or priority vehicles) that is signed and sealed by an engineer
  • Cutting permit
  • Excavation permit

Communication channels

You need an account to use this service. 

If you are applying on behalf of an organization (business, agency, self-employed person, etc.), you must have an organization profile.

Point of service

1431 Avenue Van Horne, 2nd floor
Montréal, QC H2V 1K9

Go to your borough’s point of service with your documents.

Payment methods accepted:

  • Cash
  • Debit or credit card (MasterCard or Visa)
  • Cheque or money order payable to “Ville de Montréal”

Legislation

In Pierrefonds-Roxboro, you must obtain a permit to temporarily occupy city property for construction purposes for: 

  • temporary closure of a public road to traffic due to construction
  • the presence of equipment or materials on the roadway, sidewalk or in the
    lane
  • the installation of devices, banners, scaffolding, construction fences, etc.

City property includes streets, alleys, sidewalks, bike paths, medians, public squares and parks.

You must apply for your permit at least 5 working days prior to the works.

Billing

Rates vary based on the location, the total area of the occupancy, whether or not there are parking meters and the duration of the work. The city will send you an invoice by postal mail around two weeks after the occupancy period. 

If your occupancy lasts several months, you will receive a new invoice each month.

If you are applying on behalf of an organization, the invoice will be sent to the address that appears in the organization’s profile.

If there are parking meters in the work zone, a fee will be added to your bill to cover the costs of:

  • covering (hooding) parking meters
  • removing parking meters
  • loss of parking revenues

Change or cancellation 

 If you apply online, you can use your account to: 

  • Cancel your application
  • Change your application 
  • Cancel your permit 
  • Change the period of occupancy for your permit 

For more information about fees and deadlines, please see: Public property occupancy permit: Change or cancel an application

Fees

Taxes included

Permit

Price

Issuance of permit

$20

Analysis fee

$20

Fee to modify a request presently under analysis

$20

Surface being occupied

Price per day

Up to 99 m² of a back sidewalk, alley or unpaved surface*

$45

Up to 49 m² of a street or sidewalk

$45

From 50 to 99 m² of a street or sidewalk

$90

Any area from 100 to 299 m²

$1.25 (cost per m²)

Any area of 300 m² or more

$1.50 (cost per m²)

Width of the local street obstructed

Price per day

Three metres wide and under (one lane)

$50

Between three and six metres (two lanes)

$100

Between six and nine metres (three lanes)

$150

Between nine and 12 metres wide (four lanes)

$200

Width of the artery obstructed

Price per day

Three metres wide and under (one lane)

$100

Between three and six metres (two lanes)

$200

Between six and nine metres (three lanes)

$300

Between nine and 12 metres wide (four lanes)

$400

Closure fee

Price per day

Closing a local street

$100

Closing a main street

$200

Closing an alley

$50

An estimation of the permit’s cost will be available in the summary of your online application. You’ll also find the details of your invoice in your permit, which is available in your account.

Required documents

If applicable, you may have to provide a copy of the following supporting documents:

  • Signage or detour plan (pedestrian, bicycle, car, bus or priority vehicles) that is signed and sealed by an engineer
  • Plan indicating the location of the works
  • Proof of civil liability insurance
  • Power of attorney from the owner, if necessary
  • Diagram for the temporary occupation of public property

Communication channels

You need an account to use this service. 

If you are applying on behalf of an organization (business, agency, self-employed person, etc.), you must have an organization profile.

Legislation

In Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles, you must obtain a permit to temporarily occupy city property for construction purposes if you would like to: 

  • install any of the following on city property: temporary shelters, construction fencing, containers, scaffolding, a debris chute
  • place equipment, materials or debris on city property
  • reserve a parking space for a contractor
  • close off city property to carry out work 

City property includes streets, alleys, sidewalks, bike paths, medians, public squares and parks.

Billing

Rates vary based on the location, the total area of the occupancy, whether or not there are parking meters and the duration of the work. The city will send you an invoice by postal mail around two weeks after the occupancy period. 

If your occupancy lasts several months, you will receive a new invoice each month.

If you are applying on behalf of an organization, the invoice will be sent to the address that appears in the organization’s profile.

If there are parking meters in the work zone, a fee will be added to your bill to cover the costs of:

  • covering (hooding) parking meters
  • removing parking meters
  • loss of parking revenues

Change or cancellation 

 If you apply online, you can use your account to: 

  • Cancel your application
  • Change your application 
  • Cancel your permit 
  • Change the period of occupancy for your permit 

For more information about fees and deadlines, please see: Public property occupancy permit: Change or cancel an application

Fees

Taxes included

Permit

Price

Issuance of permit

$47

Analysis fee

$23

Fee to modify a request presently under analysis

$47

Surface being occupied

Price per day

Up to 99 m² of a back sidewalk, street, sidewalk, alley or unpaved surface*

$70

Any back sidewalk, street, sidewalk, alley or unpaved surface from 100 to 299 m2

$1.85 (cost per m²)

Any back sidewalk, street, sidewalk, alley or unpaved surface of 300 m2 or more

$2.05 (cost per m²)

Width of the local street obstructed

Price per day

Three metres wide and under (one lane)

$47

Between three and six metres (two lanes)

$131

Between six and nine metres (three lanes)

$281

Between nine and 12 metres wide (four lanes)

$370

Width of the artery obstructed

Price per day

Three metres wide and under (one lane)

$94

Between three and six metres (two lanes)

$300

Between six and nine metres (three lanes)

$705

Between nine and 12 metres wide (four lanes)

$1,156

Closure fee

Price per day

Closing a local street

$150

Closing a main street

$436

Closing an alley

$46

An estimation of the permit’s cost will be available in the summary of your online application. You’ll also find the details of your invoice in your permit, which is available in your account.

Required documents

If applicable, you may have to provide a copy of the following supporting documents:

  • Signage or detour plan (pedestrian, bicycle, car, bus or priority vehicles) that is signed and sealed by an engineer
  • Cutting permit
  • Excavation permit

Apply

You need an account to use this service. 

If you are applying on behalf of an organization (business, agency, self-employed person, etc.), you must have an organization profile.

Legislation

In Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie, you must obtain a permit to temporarily occupy city property for construction purposes if you would like to: 

  • install any of the following on city property: temporary shelters, construction fencing, containers, scaffolding, a debris chute
  • place equipment, materials or debris on city property
  • reserve a parking space for a moving truck or a tool truck
  • close off city property to carry out work 

City property includes streets, alleys, sidewalks, bike paths, medians, public squares and parks.

Things to know

All applications must be received at least ten business days prior to the start of the work, to allow time for analysis. Some applications may be processed shortly before the occupancy period, even if they were received several weeks in advance. However, in general, the maximum processing time is five working days.

The permit is valid for a maximum duration of one year. If you would like to extend it, you must submit a new application.

Billing

Rates vary based on the location, the total area of the occupancy, whether or not there are parking meters and the duration of the work. The city will send you an invoice by postal mail around two weeks after the occupancy period. 

If your occupancy lasts several months, you will receive a new invoice each month.

If you are applying on behalf of an organization, the invoice will be sent to the address that appears in the organization’s profile.

If there are parking meters in the work zone, a fee will be added to your bill to cover the costs of:

  • covering (hooding) parking meters
  • removing parking meters
  • loss of parking revenues

Change or cancellation 

 If you apply online, you can use your account to: 

  • Cancel your application
  • Change your application 
  • Cancel your permit 
  • Change the period of occupancy for your permit 

For more information about fees and deadlines, please see: Public property occupancy permit: Change or cancel an application

Any inquiries regarding an invoice should be directed to [email protected] only after the invoice has been received.

Permit

Price

Issuance of permit

$53

Analysis fee

$106

Fee to modify a request presently under analysis

$53

*Only if the occupation does not encroach on the sidewalk or the street. Otherwise, the rate for the street and sidewalk surfaces will apply.

Surface being occupied

Price per day

Up to 99 m² of a back sidewalk, alley or unpaved surface*

$55

Up to 49 m² of a street or sidewalk

$66

From 50 to 99 m² of a street or sidewalk

$82

Any area of 100 m² or more

$2 (cost per m²)

Width of the local street obstructed

Price per day

Three metres wide and under (one lane)

$44

Between three and six metres (two lanes)

$123

Between six and nine metres (three lanes)

$296

Between nine and 12 metres wide (four lanes)

$469

Width of the artery obstructed

Price per day

Three metres wide and under (one lane)

93 $

Between three and six metres (two lanes)

$304

Between six and nine metres (three lanes)

$693

Between nine and 12 metres wide (four lanes)

$1097

Closure fee

Price per day

Closing a local street

$181

Closing a main street

$415

Closing an alley

$44

Fees for parking meters

Price per day

Loss of revenue

$18

Installing cover on first pay station

$64

Installing covers on pay stations

$7 per additional pay station

Removal of a pay station

$285

Removal of a first pay station

$211

Removal of pay stations

$80

An estimation of the permit’s cost will be available in the summary of your online application. You’ll also find the details of your invoice in your permit, which is available in your account.

Required documents

If applicable, you may have to provide a copy of the following supporting documents:

  • Signage or detour plan that is signed and sealed by an engineer (if public property is obstructed, temporary pedestrian and bicycle corridors with boundary markers must be installed, with a minimum width of 1.5 m)
  • Cutting permit
  • Excavation permit

The borough does not provide the signage to be installed. The applicant is responsible for purchasing or renting the signs from a private company, as well as installing the signs.

Communication channels

You need an account to use this service. 

If you are applying on behalf of an organization (business, agency, self-employed person, etc.), you must have an organization profile.

5650 Rue D'Iberville
Second floor
Montréal, QC H2G 2B3

Go to your borough’s point of service with your documents.

Payment methods accepted:

  • Cash
  • Debit or credit card (MasterCard or Visa)
  • Cheque or money order payable to “Ville de Montréal”

For additional information or follow-up on an application, to extend, change or cancel a permit, write to us.

Legislation

In Saint-Laurent, you must obtain a permit to temporarily occupy city property for construction purposes if you would like to: 

  • install any of the following on city property: temporary shelters, construction fencing, containers, scaffolding, a debris chute
  • place equipment, materials or debris on city property
  • reserve a parking space for a contractor
  • close off city property to carry out work 

City property includes streets, alleys, sidewalks, bike paths, medians, public squares and parks.

Billing

Rates vary based on the location, the total area of the occupancy, whether or not there are parking meters and the duration of the work. The city will send you an invoice by postal mail around two weeks after the occupancy period. 

If your occupancy lasts several months, you will receive a new invoice each month.

If you are applying on behalf of an organization, the invoice will be sent to the address that appears in the organization’s profile.

If there are parking meters in the work zone, a fee will be added to your bill to cover the costs of:

  • covering (hooding) parking meters
  • removing parking meters
  • loss of parking revenues

Change or cancellation 

 If you apply online, you can use your account to: 

  • Cancel your application
  • Change your application 
  • Cancel your permit 
  • Change the period of occupancy for your permit 

For more information about fees and deadlines, please see: Public property occupancy permit: Change or cancel an application

Things to know

Your application will be processed within five business days.

The permit is valid for a maximum duration of one year. If you would like to extend it, you must submit a new application.

Fees

Issuance of permit : $50

Occupancy and obstruction fees (street closing and per number of lanes closed) are charged in addition to the cost of the permit, per day:

Surface being occupied

Price per day

Back sidewalk or lane

$50

Up to 49 m² of a street

$50

From 50 to 99 m² of a street

$150

More than 100 m² of a street

$2 (cost per m²)

Fees for closure and obstruction are cumulative.

Width of the local street

Price per day

Three metres wide and under (one lane)

$50

Between three and six metres (two lanes)

$100

Between six and nine metres (three lanes)

$150

Between nine and 12 metres wide (four lanes)

$250

Width of the artery obstructed

Price per day

Three metres wide and under (one lane)

$100

Between three and six metres (two lanes)

$250

Between six and nine metres (three lanes)

$500

Between nine and 12 metres wide (four lanes)

$800

Closure fee

Price per day

Closing a local street

$100

Closing a main street

$300

Closing an other public property

$100

An estimation of the permit’s cost will be available in the summary of your online application. You’ll also find the details of your invoice in your permit, which is available in your account.

Required documents

If applicable, you may have to provide a copy of the following supporting documents:

  • Signage or detour plan (pedestrian, bicycle, car, bus or priority vehicles) that is signed and sealed by an engineer
  • Cutting permit
  • Excavation permit

Communication channels

You need an account to use this service. 

If you are applying on behalf of an organization (business, agency, self-employed person, etc.), you must have an organization profile.

Legislation

In Saint-Léonard, you must obtain a permit to temporarily occupy city property for construction purposes if you would like to: 

  • install any of the following on city property: temporary shelters, construction fencing, containers, scaffolding, a debris chute
  • place equipment, materials or debris on city property
  • reserve a parking space for a contractor
  • close off city property to carry out work 

City property includes streets, alleys, sidewalks, bike paths, medians, public squares and parks.

Billing

Rates vary based on the location, the total area of the occupancy, whether or not there are parking meters and the duration of the work. The city will send you an invoice by postal mail around two weeks after the occupancy period. 

If your occupancy lasts several months, you will receive a new invoice each month.

If you are applying on behalf of an organization, the invoice will be sent to the address that appears in the organization’s profile.

If there are parking meters in the work zone, a fee will be added to your bill to cover the costs of:

  • covering (hooding) parking meters
  • removing parking meters
  • loss of parking revenues

Change or cancellation 

 If you apply online, you can use your account to: 

  • Cancel your application
  • Change your application 
  • Cancel your permit 
  • Change the period of occupancy for your permit 

For more information about fees and deadlines, please see: Public property occupancy permit: Change or cancel an application

Things to know

  • You must apply 10 working days before the scheduled date of the work
  • You need to get a permit to occupy public property in addition to the permits you need to carry out your work (permit for exterior renovations, landscaping, tree cutting, etc.).
  • You will be responsible for snow removal and for access to the various collections that will be affected by your occupancy of public property.

Fees

Taxes included

Permit

Price

Issuance of permit

$30

Analysis fee

$40

Fee to modify a request presently under analysis

$35

*Only if the occupation does not encroach on the sidewalk or the street. Otherwise, the rate for the street and sidewalk surfaces will apply.

Surface being occupied

Price per day

Up to 99 m² of a back sidewalk, alley or unpaved surface*

$55

Up to 49 m² of a street or sidewalk

$55

From 50 to 99 m² of a street or sidewalk

$55

Any area of 100 m² or more

$1.75 (cost per m²)

Width of the local street obstructed

Price per day

Three metres wide and under (one lane)

$35

Between three and six metres (two lanes)

$95

Between six and nine metres (three lanes)

$270

Between nine and 12 metres wide (four lanes)

$440

Width of the artery obstructed

Price per day

Three metres wide and under (one lane)

$70

Between three and six metres (two lanes)

$225

Between six and nine metres (three lanes)

$545

Between nine and 12 metres wide (four lanes)

$880

Closure fee

Price per day

Closing a local street

$180

Closing a main street

$590

An estimation of the permit’s cost will be available in the summary of your online application. You’ll also find the details of your invoice in your permit, which is available in your account.

Required documents

If applicable, you may have to provide a copy of the following supporting documents:

  • Signage or detour plan (pedestrian, bicycle, car, bus or priority vehicles) that is signed and sealed by an engineer
  • Cutting permit

Communication channels

You need an account to use this service. 

If you are applying on behalf of an organization (business, agency, self-employed person, etc.), you must have an organization profile.

Legislation

In Verdun, you must obtain a permit to temporarily occupy city property for construction purposes if you would like to: 

  • install any of the following on city property: temporary shelters, construction fencing, containers, scaffolding, a debris chute
  • place equipment, materials or debris on city property
  • close off city property to carry out work 

City property includes streets, alleys, sidewalks, bike paths, medians, public squares and parks.

Billing

Rates vary based on the location, the total area of the occupancy, whether or not there are parking meters and the duration of the work. The city will send you an invoice by postal mail around two weeks after the occupancy period. 

If your occupancy lasts several months, you will receive a new invoice each month.

If you are applying on behalf of an organization, the invoice will be sent to the address that appears in the organization’s profile.

If there are parking meters in the work zone, a fee will be added to your bill to cover the costs of:

  • covering (hooding) parking meters
  • removing parking meters
  • loss of parking revenues

Change or cancellation 

 If you apply online, you can use your account to: 

  • Cancel your application
  • Change your application 
  • Cancel your permit 
  • Change the period of occupancy for your permit 

For more information about fees and deadlines, please see: Public property occupancy permit: Change or cancel an application

Things to know

You must send your application at least two working days before construction begins.

Please note that our offices close at 12:30 p.m. on Fridays. If you plan to start construction on a Monday, you must submit your application no later than Wednesday of the week before.

Fees

Taxes included

Permit

Price

Issuance of permit

$34

Analysis fee

$32

Fee to modify a request presently under analysis

$29

*Only if the occupation does not encroach on the sidewalk or the street. Otherwise, the rate for the street and sidewalk surfaces will apply.

Surface being occupied

Price per day

Up to 99 m² of a back sidewalk, alley or unpaved surface*

$48

Up to 49 m² of a street or sidewalk

$55

From 50 to 99 m² of a street or sidewalk

$85

From 100 to 299 m²

Back sidewalk, alley or unpaved surface: $1.40 (cost per m²)

Street or sidewalk: $1.40 (cost per m²)

300 m² or more

Back sidewalk, alley or unpaved surface: $1.70 (cost per m²)

Street or sidewalk: $1.70 (cost per m²)

Width of the local street obstructed

Price per day

Three metres wide and under (one lane)

$39

Between three and six metres (two lanes)

$104

Between six and nine metres (three lanes)

$220

Between nine and 12 metres wide (four lanes)

$339

Width of the artery obstructed

Price per day

Three metres wide and under (one lane)

$72

Between three and six metres (two lanes)

$220

Between six and nine metres (three lanes)

$520

Between nine and 12 metres wide (four lanes)

$815

Closure fee

Price per day

Closing a local street

$125

Closing a main street

$320

Closing an other public property

$49

Fees for parking meters

Price per day

Loss of revenue

$27

Installing cover on first parking station

$62

Installing covers on parking stations

$6 per additional parking station

Removal of a pay station

$276

Removal of a first parking station

$204

Removal of parking stations

$77 per additional station

An estimation of the permit’s cost will be available in the summary of your online application. You’ll also find the details of your invoice in your permit, which is available in your account.

Document

Required documents

If applicable, you may have to provide a copy of the following supporting documents:

  • Signage or detour plan (pedestrian, bicycle, car, bus or priority vehicles) that is signed and sealed by an engineer
  • Cutting permit
  • Excavation permit

Communication channels

You need an account to use this service. 

If you are applying on behalf of an organization (business, agency, self-employed person, etc.), you must have an organization profile.

Legislation

In Ville-Marie, you must obtain a permit to temporarily occupy city property for construction purposes if you would like to: 

  • install any of the following on city property: temporary shelters, construction fencing, containers, scaffolding, a debris chute
  • place equipment, materials or debris on city property
  • reserve a parking space for a contractor
  • close off city property to carry out work 

City property includes streets, alleys, sidewalks, bike paths, medians, public squares and parks.

Billing

Rates vary based on the location, the total area of the occupancy, whether or not there are parking meters and the duration of the work. The city will send you an invoice by postal mail around two weeks after the occupancy period. 

If your occupancy lasts several months, you will receive a new invoice each month.

If you are applying on behalf of an organization, the invoice will be sent to the address that appears in the organization’s profile.

If there are parking meters in the work zone, a fee will be added to your bill to cover the costs of:

  • covering (hooding) parking meters
  • removing parking meters
  • loss of parking revenues

Change or cancellation 

 If you apply online, you can use your account to: 

  • Cancel your application
  • Change your application 
  • Cancel your permit 
  • Change the period of occupancy for your permit 

For more information about fees and deadlines, please see: Public property occupancy permit: Change or cancel an application

Fees

Taxes included

Permit

Price

Issuance of permit

$15

Analysis fee

$35

Fee to modify a request presently under analysis

$20

*Only if the occupation does not encroach on the sidewalk or the street. Otherwise, the rate for the street and sidewalk surfaces will apply.

Surface being occupied

Price per day

Up to 99 m² of a back sidewalk, alley or unpaved surface*

$55

Up to 49 m² of a street or sidewalk

$60

From 50 to 99 m² of a street or sidewalk

$75

Any area from 100 to 299 m²

$1.75 (cost per m²)

Any area of 300 m² or more

$2.25 (cost per m²)

Width of the local street obstructed

Price per day

Three metres wide and under (one lane)

$40

Between three and six metres (two lanes)

$110

Between six and nine metres (three lanes)

$220

Between nine and 12 metres wide (four lanes)

$415

Width of the artery obstructed

Price per day

Three metres wide and under (one lane)

$80

Between three and six metres (two lanes)

$260

Between six and nine metres (three lanes)

$650

Between nine and 12 metres wide (four lanes)

$1000

Closure fee

Price per day

Closing a local street

$150

Closing a main street

$380

Closing an alley

$45

Fees for parking meters

Price per day

Loss of revenue

$45

Loss of revenue (East sector)

$21

Installing cover on first pay station

$63

Installing covers on pay stations

$6 per additional pay station

Removal of a pay station

$288

Removal of a first pay station

$209

Removal of pay stations

$78 per additional station

An estimation of the permit’s cost will be available in the summary of your online application. You’ll also find the details of your invoice in your permit, which is available in your account.

Things to know

You must apply for your permit at least 10 working days prior to the works.

The permit is valid for a maximum duration of one year. If you would like to extend it, you must submit a new application.

You must apply for a permit to occupy public property, in addition to any other permits you need for the work you are doing (outdoor renovation permit, commercial sign permit or tree felling permit…).

Required documents

If applicable, you may have to provide a copy of the following supporting documents:

  • Signage or detour plan (pedestrian, bicycle, car, bus or priority vehicles) that is signed and sealed by an engineer
  • Cutting permit
  • Excavation permit

Communication channels

You need an account to use this service. 

If you are applying on behalf of an organization (business, agency, self-employed person, etc.), you must have an organization profile.

Please allow up to five business days for a response to your e-mail.

Legislation

In Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension, you must obtain a permit to temporarily occupy city property for construction purposes if you would like to: 

  • install any of the following on city property: temporary shelters, construction fencing, containers, scaffolding, a debris chute
  • place equipment, materials or debris on city property
  • reserve a parking space for a contractor
  • close off city property to carry out work 

City property includes streets, alleys, sidewalks, bike paths, medians, public squares and parks.

Billing

Rates vary based on the location, the total area of the occupancy, whether or not there are parking meters and the duration of the work. The city will send you an invoice by postal mail around two weeks after the occupancy period. 

If your occupancy lasts several months, you will receive a new invoice each month.

If you are applying on behalf of an organization, the invoice will be sent to the address that appears in the organization’s profile.

If there are parking meters in the work zone, a fee will be added to your bill to cover the costs of:

  • covering (hooding) parking meters
  • removing parking meters
  • loss of parking revenues

Change or cancellation 

 If you apply online, you can use your account to: 

  • Cancel your application
  • Change your application 
  • Cancel your permit 
  • Change the period of occupancy for your permit 

For more information about fees and deadlines, please see: Public property occupancy permit: Change or cancel an application

Fees

Taxes included

Permit

Price

Issuance of permit

$45.30

Analysis fee

$103

Fee to modify a request presently under analysis

$21.10

*Only if the occupation does not encroach on the sidewalk or the street. Otherwise, the rate for the street and sidewalk surfaces will apply.

Surface being occupied

Price per day

Up to 99 m² of a back sidewalk, alley or unpaved surface*

$55.80

Up to 49 m² of a street or sidewalk

$69.80

From 50 to 99 m² of a street or sidewalk

$81.40

Any area from 100 to 299 m²

$2 (cost per m²)

Any area of 300 m² or more

$2.40 (cost per m²)

Width of the local street obstructed

Price per day

Three metres wide and under (one lane)

$44

Between three and six metres (two lanes)

$125.40

Between six and nine metres (three lanes)

$281.80

Between nine and 12 metres wide (four lanes)

$429.80

Width of the artery obstructed

Price per day

Three metres wide and under (one lane)

$89.30

Between three and six metres (two lanes)

$296.80

Between six and nine metres (three lanes)

$744.60

Between nine and 12 metres wide (four lanes)

$1191.20

Closure fee

Price per day

Closing a local street

$149.60

Closing a main street

$427.60

Closing an alley

$46.20

Fees for parking meters

Price per day

Places with parking pay stations

$41

Installing cover on first pay station

$46.40

Installing covers on pay stations

$6.10 per additional pay station

Removal of a pay station

$313.80

Removal of a first pay station

$146.40

Removal of pay stations

$85.40 per additional station

An estimation of the permit’s cost will be available in the summary of your online application. You’ll also find the details of your invoice in your permit, which is available in your account.

Things to know

If you need to close or obstruct a street for construction, you must submit your permit application at least five working days before construction begins.

In all other cases, you must submit your permit at least two working days before construction begins.

Your permit is valid for the duration that you requested. If you would like to extend it, you must submit a new application.

Required documents

If applicable, you may have to provide a copy of the following supporting documents:

  • Signage or detour plan (pedestrian, bicycle, car, bus or priority vehicles) that is signed and sealed by an engineer
  • Cutting permit
  • Excavation permit

Communication channels

You need an account to use this service. 

If you are applying on behalf of an organization (business, agency, self-employed person, etc.), you must have an organization profile.

If you have questions, write to [email protected].

Legislation