Ville de Laval

    Watering Bylaw

    Drinking water is a valuable resource that needs to be preserved. As such, a regulations is in force all year long.




    Prohibited, at all time :

    • Damage or leave in bad condition a water pipe, a swimming pool, an air conditioning or other piece of equipment so that water is wasted
    • Use a hose without a spray gun
    • Let the sprayed water run in the street or nearby properties
    • Use a hose to melt the snow
    • Use a hose to clean parking lots and sidewalks
    • Use more than one hose per building

    Offenders are liable to a fine ranging from $ 100 to $ 1,000. 

    Effective between May 15 and September 15​

    Even-numbered adresses​Odd-numbered addressesSprinkler system

    From 4:30 a.m. to 6 a.m., only on even-numbered dates

    From 4:30 a.m. to 6 a.m. only on odd-numbered dates

    Sprinkler system with timer​

    From 8 p.m. to midnight, only on even-numbered dates​

    From 8 p.m. to midnight, only on odd-numbered dates

    Sprinkler system with no timer for lawns and gardens​

    At any hour of the day, only on even-numbered dates​

    At any hour of the day, only on odd-numbered dates

    Sprinkler system with a trigger nozzle for watering plants and cleaning


    Anytime, at any hour of the day​Anytime, at any hour of the day​​

    Watering by Hand
    High-pressure washers​


    Fees for a New Landscaping

    Watering permits for new landscaping cost $26. It allows you to water at any time during 15 consecutive days. ​It is mandatory to obtain a watering permit for new landscaping. To request a permit, go to the Tax counter.

    Filling the pool between May 15 and September 15

    Existing pool

    The filling and leveling of swimming pools are allowed every other day, depending on your address, no matter the time.

    Newly installed pool

    Refilling is permitted at all times, regardless of your address, day or time.

    ​Bylaws and forms

    Preserve drinking water, 849 Kb
    Règlement L-4340, 68 Kb (in French)

    FOR MORE INFORMATION

    ​​​​​​​Multiservice Counter​
    1333, boulevard Chomedey
    First floor 
    Case postale 422
    Succursale Saint-Martin
    Laval (Québec)  H7V 3Z4

    311 

    From outside Laval
    ​450 978-8000

    YOU DO NOT NEED A PERMIT TO…

    • Install a swing
    • Build a sand box
    • Install an air conditioner
    • Paint your driveway