Permits and Authorizations
Do you want to change a sign, renovate your store or business, organize activities in city parks or streets, shoot a film or do work on public land? Make sure you meet the city’s standards and get the necessary permits and authorizations.
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What measures has Montréal adopted to monitor air quality? How are industrial atmospheric emissions verified? Here’s what you need to know.
Restaurant or bar terraces, also called “sidewalk cafés,” play a vital part in a neighbourhood’s social life. However, they must meet the strict development standards set out by each borough, and a permit is required to operate a commercial terrace.
Carrying out work and your container is encroaching on city property? Want to reserve space on the street for your moving truck? Want to install a commercial terrace? Find out which type of permit you need to apply for.
Parklets are outdoor rest areas where residents can stop to chat or enjoy a snack. In some boroughs, businesses are authorized to build parklets, provided that they observe certain regulations and get a permit.
Every year, public events of all sizes liven up the city and delight Montrealers. Here’s what you need to know if you want to organize a public event.
In Montréal, snow clearing on private property is subject to certain rules. Learn about key instructions to be followed for residential properties, merchants’ parking areas, and industrial lots.
Are you a snow removal contractor looking for a place to put the snow that you’ve cleared from a lot? Montréal’s snow disposal sites are places where you can dump your load.
Would you like to know how the city monitors water quality in its waterways? Or how it tracks contaminants in its sewer system? Find out everything you need to know.