425 Dufferin street
Stanstead, Quebec J0B 3E2
Phone : (819) 876-7181
Fax : (819) 876-5560
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Service : (819) 876-7181, extension *
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.
By-law 2013-163 concerning management of solid wastes, recyclable materials and bulky waste
By-law 2020-04 concerning fire prevention (Amending By-law 2013-161-18-01)
No permit is required if the following conditions are respected:
Installation of the fireplace must respect the following minimal distances:
BRUSH & CLEANING FIRES
It is prohibited to light outdoors fires of brush, leaves, vegetal matter, fallen trees, branches or land cleaning without first obtaining a permit from the Régie Incendie Memphrémagog Est .
PERMIT REQUEST IS AVAILABLE ONLINE ON THE RÉGIE INCENDIE MEMPHRÉMAGOG EST WEBSITE.
The use of domestic fireworks is authorized under the following conditions:
For the purposes of this by-law, by domestic fireworks we mean those available for sale to users 18 years old and above and thus do not require a firework license under the Loi sur les explosifs (RLRQ E-22).
It is forbidden for anyone to possess or use large-scale display fireworks with prior authorization for such use from the relevant authority regarding this bylaw, following a written request on the form that is available for such requests.
A smoke detector must be installed near the sleeping areas, however, when the sleeping space is accessible by a hallway, the smoke detector must be placed in the hallway.
In a building where rooms are rented, a smoke detector must be installed in each room being rented.
SOLID COMBUSTION DEVICES, FIREPLACES & RELATED MATERIAL
The installation of all solid combustion heating devices (new or existing) such as stoves, stove-ovens and cooking stoves including hearths, fireplaces, pipes and chimneys, must be in conformity to requirements of the Code d’installation des appareils à combustibles solides et du matériel connexe CSA‑B365.
CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS
A carbon monoxide detector respecting the CAN/CGA-8.19-M (« residential carbon monoxide detectors ») standard must be installed, in conformity with the installation instructions provided by the device manufacturer, near the sleeping area.
However, when the sleeping area is accessible by a hallway, the carbon monoxide detector must be placed in the hallway, for each apartment heated by a device supplied with natural gas, propane, oil or any other similar combustible or when using any other device with similar combustion.
By-law 2020-03 relating to the control and care of animals
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.
By-laws are available in French only. If you have questions about a specific by-law, please contact the Town Clerk at 819-876-7181 #102.