By-laws of the Municipality of Val-des-Monts can be found here. Please note these are primarily available in French only.

By-laws of particular interest to Lake residents include the following:

Pélissier Boat Ramp

Winter use of the Pélissier Boat Ramp

Composting, Recycling and Garbage

Permits (740-13) and Permits (439-99)

Protection of shoreline and waterways

Use of pesticides and fertilizers

Short-term rentals


Municipal Winter Maintenance of Private Roads  and Request Form

Dock requirements – see Chapter 11 of the Zoning By-Laws (entitled: Protection des Rives, du littoral et des plaines inondables)

Fireworks Permit EN

Burning Permit EN

Municipal Policies & Programs related to the Environment

Environmental Policy of the Val-des-Monts Municipality (effective 2009; see also this document (EN) (FR))

New Municipal Septic Tank Program for the Municipality of Val-des-Monts (effective 2018; see information posted on January 16, 2018 and December 15, 2017 on the web page.)

Protection of shorelines and floodplains (as of 2006)

Municipal recommendations to homeowners on the Protection of wetlands and streams FR