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who contravenes Bylaw L-7967, some
of whose clauses
are contained below,
will be committing an offence and will then be liable to:
fine of at least 200 $ and a maximum of 1,000
$. For a reoccurrence, the amount will be between 400 $ and
a legal entity
fine of at least 400 $ and a maximum of 2000 $. For a reoccurrence, the
amount will be between 800 $ and 4, 000 $.
|· Being a Good Neighbour|
you know that in Laval, there exists a regulation concerning nuisance?
is called Bylaw L-7967
main clauses are as follows
following are considered to be a nuisance and are prohibited; moreover,
they are subject to the fines stipulated in this Bylaw:
weeds, scrap metal, refuse and foul-smelling substances
An owner, tenant or occupant of a piece of land may not let any
undergrowth over 0.3 metres high nor any weeds grow on that land nor any
scrap metal, refuse, paper, branches or foul-smelling substances there.
No scrap metal, refuse, papers, branches or foul-smelling substances may
be placed or thrown on a piece of land.
An owner, tenant or occupant of a piece of land may not keep a pond on
that land nor any other accumulation of water that is contaminated or that
represents a health or public safety hazard.
materials on the public roadway or in waterways
d) Earth may not be thrown or placed on or along a public roadway, nor any paper, refuse or other harmful materials on or along such a roadway, nor into or along waterways.
Obstructing, diverting or giving permission to obstruct a ditch is
or storing road vehicles
Using, maintaining, repairing, parking or storing machinery or a road
vehicle in such a way that interferes with the peace and quiet in the
neighbourhood as a result of odor, glaring lights or smoke is prohibited.
using any product, substance, object or refuse emitting an odor, dust or
any particles whatsoever, so as to disturb the neighbourhood is
It is prohibited to allow emanations from soot or smoke in such a way that
disturbs the neighbourhood.
It is prohibited to use a source of light or a light-reflecting object in
such a way that disturbs the neighbourhood.
It is prohibited to keep any wild animal on one's care. What is
authorized, however, is keeping a wild animal for scientific, educational
or breeding purposes or for public shows, providing that there are no
public hazards in doing so.
the provisions of the paragraph above, keeping and breeding wild animals
must be done in accordance with the terms and conditions of Ville de
Laval's Bylaw L-2000.
It is prohibited to distribute newspapers, circulars, advertisements or
other similar printed matter on the public roadway or from door-to-door,
without placing them in letterboxes or, if there are no letterboxes,
without placing them in such a way that they don't fly around in the wind.
It is prohibited to practice archery in a public place, using a regular
bow and arrow or a cross bow. Also prohibited is using a regular bow and
arrow or cross bow in the direction of a place where one or more people
a), b), c), d), e), f), g), i), j), l) and n), are to be enforced by the
City's Public Works and l'environnement urbain, and paragraphs k) and m)
by the Service de la protection des citoyens.