To avoid disturbing the immediate neighbours as well as the community, certain regulations must be respected. Therefore, constitutes a nuisance:

  1. Causing or allowing to be caused noise while operating or running an industrial or commercial activity, or carrying out a trade or an occupation, in a way that disturbs the neighbourhood.
  2. Using or allowing the use of an instrument or device that produces noise in away that disturbs the neighbourhood.
  3. Executing or allowing the execution of construction work, or repair work on a vehicle or appliance, that disturbs the neighbourhood between 9 p.m. and 7 a.m. Monday to Friday, and between 9 p.m. and 9 a.m. on weekends and holidays.
  4. Producing or allowing the production of a disturbing noise with a sound level that exceeds the level of ambient noise by more than 5 dB(A).
  5. Using or allowing the use of a leaf blower during the following days and times: before 9 a.m. and after 6 p.m., from Monday to Friday, or before 10 a.m. and after 4 p.m. on a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday.

Certain exceptions apply.

Information: 514 633-4125

To consult the integral version of the by-law concerning nuisances, please click here. (PDF - 46 KB)

To consult the integral version of the by-law concerning dog control (section on noise at 7.2), please click here. (PDF - 22 KB)