This by-law prohibits the indoor use of any appliance or fireplace that allows the use of solid fuel, except for a stove or fireplace that has been certified by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), with an emission rate of fine particles of 2.5 g/h or less.

Solid fuel auxiliary heaters already present may not be used when a smog alert is in effect for the Montreal area.

Preventive chimney sweeping: annual compensation program

Town Council offers owners who have had their chimney swept as a preventive measure the opportunity to receive a $10 compensation payment. To receive this compensation, please bring the original invoice bearing the contractor’s name and logo to the service counter at Town Hall. Please note that you must make your request for compensation before December 31 and that only one compensation payment will be made per address per year.

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