Access to an above-ground or in ground pool or to a whirlpool tub (spa) deeper than 45 cm (18 inches) must be protected by a barrier (fence, guard rail and part of a building wall).
Annual municipal tax (water tax)
Above-ground pool: $35
In-ground pool: $55
Before building or installing a pool or a whirlpool tub (spa) you must get a Certificate of Authorisation at a fee of $50.
Information regarding the installation of a pool (in French), 1,26 Mb
Certificate of Authorisation Request Form for the installation of a pool or a whirlpool bath (spa) (in French), 212 Kb
Consolidated Bylaw L-280 regarding the construction of fences around swimming pools (applies only to swimming pools built before 2010) (in French), 94 Kb
Consolidated Bylaw L-11807 regarding pool safety (in French), 49 Kb
Removing your pool
If you have removed your above-ground pool and wish to receive a tax credit, please go to the Service de l'évaluation counter, located at the ground floor at 1333, boulevard Chomedey. Show proof of your tax account; you will be asked to sign a document and your assessment file will be adjusted accordingly. Please note that in order to get your tax credit your request must be made before June 1st of the current year.
If you remove your in-ground pool and wish to receive a tax credit, please come to our offices located at 1333, boulevard Chomedey at the Urban Planning counter. There you will receive a demolition permit request form, at a fee of $25 and we will adjust your assessment file.
In both cases you can also mail us your request via a letter at the following address:
Ville de Laval
Service de l'évaluation (division résidentielle)
1333, boulevard Chomedey, bureau 401
Case postale 422, succursale Saint-Martin
Laval (Québec) H7V 3Z4
Please note that in order to get your tax credit, your request must be made before June 1st of the current year.