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Permits and Zoning

Fences, low walls and hedges

Although a permit is not required to install a fence or hedge, some rules nevertheless have to be followed, particularly concerning distance from the road, materials used, maximum height, etc.

To learn more about the provisions applicable to the fences, consult section of the Règlement de zonage Z-3001. (French version only).

Regarding low walls, a permit may be required depending on wall height

Low walls measuring LESS than 1 metre

No permit is required.
For any information, contact us.

Low walls measuring MORE than 1 metre

A permit is required
Contact us.



Submit request to this address :

In person

Please come to the Division inspection et permis, located at City Hall, where your request will be analysed.

City Hall
5, boulevard D’Youville

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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