Ville de Laval

    Architectural Guide

    Ville de Laval issued the "Residential buildings architectural guide" to improve the quality of the built environment. This guide is based on 5 landscaping principles that every residential project should meet:

    Principle 1

    Favour exterior cladding materials in masonry.

    Principle 2

    Regulate the height of the outer wall according to the centre of the street.

    Principle 3

    Lower the threshold at the main entrance.

    Principle 4

    Lower the height of balconies/terraces in the back yard.

    Principle 5

    Submit some buildings to the procedure applicable to integrated projects.

    Residential buildings architectural guide​, 3 Mb (In French)

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    YOU DO NOT NEED A PERMIT TO…

    Filling, excavation and landscaping in shoreline areas, flood plains and agricultural lands is strictly regulated. Contact the Urban planning department to check whether a permit is required.