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425 Dufferin street
Stanstead, Quebec J0B 3E2

Phone : (819) 876-7181
Fax : (819) 876-5560
Email : info@stanstead.ca

Town Hall Business hours
Monday to Wednesday
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Water or sewer emergencies
Service : (819) 876-7181, extension 7
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By-laws

By-laws summary

In accordance with the Cities and Towns Act (L.R.Q. c. C-19) and the Municipal Powers Act (L.R.Q. c. C-47.1), the legislature has conferred certain powers on municipalities.

You will find herewith a summary explaining some of the by-laws in force at the Town of Stanstead. Please note that full versions of these by-laws can be found in the by-laws book, and is available for consultation at the town hall during business hours.

Residual and recyclable materials

By-law 2013-163 concerning management of solid wastes, recyclable materials and bulky waste

  • Household waste must be placed in plastic bags and inside a waterproof container with a lid or inside a roll-out bin of 360 litres.
  • Large waste items must be picked up by the Ressourcerie.
  • It is forbidden to place household waste in 360-litre blue recycling bins. Please refer to the list of accepted recyclable materials here.
  • Recyclable materials must be placed in 360-litre blue recycling bins.
  • Bins and containers must be taken out, at the earliest, the night before the pick up at 7 p.m. and taken back in, at the latest, by 9 p.m. on the day of the pick-up.
  • Hazardous household materials and construction/demolition materials must be taken to the eco-centre.
  • Contravention of this this by-law may result in a minimum fine of $100 and a maximum fine of $1,000, and up to $2,000 for a subsequent offence.

Fire and burnings

By-law 2013-161 concerning fire prevention / By-law 2013-161-18-01 amending By-law 2013-161 concerning fire prevention

  • Since the adoption of By-law 2013-161-18-01 amending By-law 2013-161 entitled: “Règlement sur la prévention des incendies”, it is no longer mandatory to obtain a fire permit, soley for open air fire.
  • However, it is prohibited to use fireworks without previously obtaining a permit to do so, said permit being available at no charge at the Town Hall.
  • Any fire must remain a recreational fire and take place for recreational purposes only. All wood materials, scrap and parts of wooden construction must be recycled if they are new or brought to the eco-center if they contain nails or paint.
  • The signature of the owner of the premises where the fire takes place is required on the permit application form. The tenants of the premises can also sign for the permit, with the owner’s written authorization.
  • It is the permit applicant’s responsibility to check with the Forest Protection Society (SOPFEU) to ensure that the inflammable index indicates moderate or below moderate conditions before lighting the fire.
  • It is forbidden to use polluting materials as fuels, such as any type of plastic, tires or other rubber materials, any construction/demolition waste, hydrocarbons, refuse, varnished or painted wood, etc.
  • Contravention of this this By-law may result in a minimum fine of $100 and a maximum fine of $1,000 for a first offence, and in a minimum fine of $250 and a maximum fine of $2,000 for a second offence. Any legal person who is in contravention of the provisions of said By-law is subject to a maxmium fine of $4,000 for a first offence and $8,000 in the event of a repeated infrigement.

Animals

  • No person shall keep more than four animals as pets.
  • The custodian of an animal living outside must provide a shelter to protect the animal from weather and sun.
  • The custodian of an animal may not abandon it; the person must find a new home for the animal, bring it to the SPA or have it euthanized.
  • The custodian must immediately clean up the animal’s feces.
  • Mistreatment or willfully injuring an animal is prohibited.
  • Any owner of cat or dog must obtain a license for it from the SPA de l’Estrie.
  • It is forbidden to leave a dog at large beyond the boundaries of its custodian’s land. The dog must be leashed.

Municipal By-law

In this section, you will find the most frequently consulted By-laws.

Please note that in case of any discrepancy between these versions and the version in the book of official by-laws available at the Town Hall, the latter shall prevail at all times.

All the By-laws below are available only in French. If you have any particular questions about one of these, please contact the Town Clerk at 819-876-7181 #4.

General By-laws
 | 98 KB 23 Mar 2016 Règlement 2006-84 concernant les animaux de compagnie  | 129 KB 1 Jun 2016 Règlement 2006-84-16-01 amendant le règlement 2006-84 concernant les animaux de compagnie  | 17 KB 22 Aug 2016 Règlement 2009-120 concernant le pouvoir de dépenser des employés municipaux  | 231 KB 23 Mar 2016 Règlement 2010-127 relatif à la circulation  | 163 KB 23 Mar 2016 Règlement 2010-130 sur le colportage  | 204 KB 23 Mar 2016 Règlement 2012-155 Carte Beebe  | 364 KB 1 Jun 2018 Règlement 2012-155 Carte Stanstead  | 716 KB 23 Mar 2016 Règlement 2012-155 relatif à l'adoption d'un programme de revitalisation  | 33 KB 23 Mar 2016 Règlement 2012-157 relatif aux stationnements municipaux  | 186 KB 23 Mar 2016 Règlement 2013-161 sur la prévention des incendies  | 113 KB 27 Mar 2018 Règlement 2013-161-18-01 amendant le règlement 2013-161 concernant la prévention des incendies  | 98 KB 23 Mar 2016 Règlement 2013-162 relatif à un programme de crédits de taxes  | 239 KB 23 Mar 2016 Règlement 2013-163 sur la gestion des matières résiduelles  | 139 KB 23 Mar 2016 Règlement 2013-167 relatif au traitement des élus municipaux  | 267 KB 23 Mar 2016 Règlement 2014-168 Code d'éthique et de déontologie des élus  | 191 KB 8 Sep 2016 Règlement 2014-168-16-01 amendant le Code d'éthique et de déontologie des élus de la Ville de Stanstead  | 190 KB 27 Jul 2016 Règlement 2016-188 sur les systèmes d'alarme  | 241 KB 27 Jul 2016 Règlement 2016-189 cocnernant les nuisances  | 211 KB 27 Jul 2016 Règlement 2016-190 concernant la sécurité, la paix et l'ordre  | 408 KB 27 Jul 2016 Règlement 2016-191 relatif au stationnement et à la gestion des voies publiques  | 238 KB 8 Sep 2016 Règlement 2016-192 relatif aux permis d'exploitation pour les activités commerciales et professionnelles  | 219 KB 8 Sep 2016 Règlement 2016-193 étant le Code d'éthique et de déontologie des employés municipaux de la Ville de Stanstead  | 82 KB 15 Feb 2017 Règlement 2017-198 décrétant une dépense et un emprunt d’un montant de 350 000 $ pour l’achat d’un camion « unité de secours » pour le département du service de Sécurité incendie  | 446 KB 15 Jun 2018 Règlement 2018-2018 abrogeant règlement 2017-198 - Emprunt camion incendie  | 4 MB 19 Mar 2018 Règlement 2018-206 régissant les compteurs d'eau et leur installation
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