Democracy and Engagement

Public Consultations

Do you want to express your opinion on projects that affect your daily life? Find out how to participate in public consultations our information sessions. Consult the schedule of hearings. Ask for a public consultation on an issue that concerns you.

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  • Each year, Montréal’s municipal administration consults residents on a wide variety of subjects that are local or general in scope, including development projects, special planning programs, draft by-laws, or policies. Residents are invited to join the public debate by expressing their views on the projects that are shaping their experience in Montréal. Learn more about public consultations.

  • The right of initiative allows Montréal’s citizens to obtain a public consultation on a subject of public interest in connection with the city or a borough. Find out more.

  • Standing committees ensure that the needs and aspirations of Montrealers are central to deliberations about the public interest and decision-making. Their mission is to examine files and hold public consultations in which citizens are invited to participate.

  • Urban Planning Advisory Committees study planning and development applications and make recommendations to the borough, which decides whether or not to act on them.