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An exceptional quality of life awaits you in Town of Mount Royal. That is why people from every background choose to live in our garden city. Strategically located in the centre of the island of Montreal, Town of Mount Royal will charm you with its succession of delightful green spaces and magnificent architecture.
Information on environmental issues, tips for minimizing your ecological footprint and eco-responsible solutions to your gardening problems: our eco-services are at your disposal to help you take care of your environment.
An indispensable and valuable resource, water must be managed responsibly. Learn tips and tricks for reducing your daily water consumption and for recovering rainwater!
Trains, buses, car-sharing, bikes and walking: there are many options for swapping your car for a more ecological and economical means of transportation.
Proud of its railway-related past and present, Town of Mount Royal owes its existence to a handful of bold visionaries who imagined a community where melon fields then stood.
The Town of Mount Royal Youth Centre (TMRYC) is the perfect place to spend time with friends and make new ones. You won’t find a better spot for taking part in special events, playing exciting games or just chatting with friends.
The recreational activities organized by the Town are announced twice yearly: in summer for the fall and winter sessions and in winter for the spring and summer sessions. A recreation card is required in order to register for activities.
Our garden city extends east and west of Autoroute 15 south of its intersection with Autoroute 40. Also known as the Décarie Expressway, Autoroute 15 forms a clear geographic dividing line between the Town’s industrial and residential sectors.
Grants for commercial buildings located in Town centre
Do you own or lease a commercial building located in Town centre and plan to renovate your business’s façade? If you qualify, the Town will be pleased to assist you.
Mandated by Town Council to study construction and renovation projects, the Planning Advisory Committee (usually designated by its French acronym, CCU) is a body found in municipalities all over Quebec and empowered under Section 146 of the Act respecting land use planning and develo
Before demolishing a building in whole or in part, you must first obtain a demolition permit from our Urban Planning and Inspection Division.
Before granting you that permit, our Demolition Review Committee, which consists of three (3) Council members, will first review your project.
Our garden city has implemented a Site Planning and Architectural Integration Program (commonly referred to by its French acronym, PIIA) in 2003.
What projects require a building permit?
For all the following types of project, you should contact the experts in our Urban Planning and Inspection Division to get your project approved and obtain the necessary permit.
Your safety and security and the well-being of the entire community are among our top priorities. Whether it’s through the home watch service, noise control measures, fire prevention or controlling animals, the Public Security Department and various partners play a key role. Learn more!
Blaring music, outdoor celebrations, work, mechanical equipment – all these can be sources of noise pollution in a neighbourhood. To ensure that everyone has a pleasant living environment, noise levels must be controlled.
Whether for a natural disaster or an industrial accident, the Town has put in place measures to deal with emergency situations that could occur in the area. We are prepared. Are you?
Mount Royal, November 14, 2006 – The Town of Mount Royal is committed to ensure safety for all pedestrians travelling on its streets. In the next few weeks, the Town will initiate special efforts for school children walking everyday to the Town’s five primary schools.
Mount Royal has adopted a revised budget for 2007 that takes into account the requirements of the new act respecting municipal affairs
Mount Royal, December 21, 2006 – A special meeting of the Town of Mount Royal Council was held today to adopt a revised 2007 budget.
The Town of Mount Royal announces the signing of an agreement concerning the management of Pierre-Laporte High School’s indoor swimming pool which will benefit the community
Mount Royal, January 9, 2007 - The Mayor of Mount Royal, Mrs. Vera Danyluk, and the Chairman of the Marguerite-Bourgeoys School Commission, Mrs.
Mount Royal, March 29, 2007 – Town of Mount Royal has put its new website online today. In doing so, the Town has significantly increased the amount and quality of information it distributes electronically.
The Town of Mount Royal, in collaboration with the photographers belonging to TRAM, present the Objectif: nature exhibit
Town of Mount Royal, May 24, 2007 – For the next two weeks, the Reginald J.P. Dawson library will play host to a photo exhibit, the result of a joint effort between the Town and the Mount Royal Round Table on Art (TRAM). The central topic of the exhibit will be the environment.
Town of Mount Royal, May 28, 2007 – Town of Mount Royal is today sharing with its residents its firs-ever Sustainable Development Plan. At the same time, it is doubling the stakes by releasing its first Tree Policy.
Town of Mount Royal, June 14, 2007 – The Town of Mount Royal is honoured today to receive five rosebushes from the Trudeau family. They are a new variety of rosebushes – Rosa rugosa « Michel Trudeau » – a new cultivar dedicated in memory of its namesake.
Town of Mount Royal kicks off the summer season with a new contest to identify the best looking tree on private property
Town of Mount Royal, June 21, 2007 - Trees play an essential role in the Mount Royal community.
The Town of Mount Royal moves forward with the completion of the project involving the sale of the Fleming Park land for the construction of a Seniors’ residence in respect of Article 130 of the Act respecting Land Use Planning and Development.
Town of Mount Royal, July 5, 2007 - Taking into account the needs of the overall population aimed at increasing available lodging for its Seniors, the Town of Mount Royal has decided to move forward with the completion of By-law project No.
Town of Mount Royal, August 13, 2007 – Mount Royal Public Security staff handed out a $1,000 cheque to Mayor Vera Danyluk during a short formal ceremony held today at City Hall. This was a first donation to the Town of Mount Royal Foundation for Public Art.
Town of Mount Royal, September 17, 2007 – Offered every summer and having experimented with different formulas since 2003, the Town of Mount Royal’s Heritage Walks are always a hit with history and architecture buffs.
Town of Mount Royal, September 25, 2007 – Just a few days before its Multicultural Fair, during which the winning tree will be unveiled, the Town of Mount Royal is revealing the three finalists in the first edition of its contest aimed at identifying the best looking tree on priv
Town of Mount Royal, October 2, 2007 – The weather cooperated last Saturday for the first Mount Royal Multicultural Fair – formerly known as the Fall Fair – as approximately 4,500 people attended.
Town of Mount Royal, October 15, 2007 – Six months after going online with its new site, the Town of Mount Royal is proud of the success of its new positioning on the Web.
Town of Mount Royal, October 18, 2007 – Mrs. Vera Danyluk, Mayor of the Town of Mount Royal, is inviting all residents to the Reginald J.P.
L’état du viaduc Rockland n’a jamais cessé d’inquiéter la mairesse Vera DanylukThe condition of the Rockland Overpass remained a source of concern for Mayor Vera Danyluk
Town of Mount Royal, January 11, 2008 – The Mayor of the Town of Mount Royal, Vera Danyluk, is delighted about all of the sudden attention being paid to information obtained by certain Montreal dailies, to the effect that documents circulating in the direction of the Montreal Exe