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Municipal By-Laws

Snow removal and snow dumping

Person shoveling snow

Snow removal and snow dumping are regulated by municipal by-laws on various topics, including night parking and traffic, permits for contractors and snow blowing or dumping.

Regulatory requirements


It is prohibited to blow, throw or dump snow on public roads, sidewalks or land.

It is also prohibited to dump snow less than 1 metre from a fire hydrant.


From December 1 to April 1, it is prohibited to park in the street at night between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m.

Nevertheless, some exceptions apply to some streets.  For more information, please go to Parking – Winter and streetside.


The city is allowed to blow or dump snow on private land by taking the necessary precautions.

To this end, it may also divert traffic and move vehicles.


Each snow removal contractor must obtain a permit from the city at the beginning of winter.

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Do you need further details? Contact us!

  • By sending an email to :

  • By calling :

    450 698-3000

    From Monday to Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Friday, 8:30 a.m. to noon

  • You can come to the reception desk at City Hall located at 5 Boulevard D’Youville .

    From Monday to Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Friday, 8:30 a.m. to noon




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