Verdun Borough Municipal Regulations and Permits on Masonry

Verdun Borough Municipal Regulations and Permits on Masonry

Masonry Montreal: Your Guide to Regulations in Verdun

Essential Tips for Your Masonry Projects

At Masonry Montreal, we pride ourselves on guiding you through your masonry projects. Here's a comprehensive guide to help you understand the specific regulations of the Verdun district.

Routine Maintenance and Repairs

When it comes to maintenance or minor repairs on an exterior coating:

  • No permit required: If the total cost of the work does not exceed $3,000 and you are not changing the coating material, you can proceed without a permit. This includes activities such as sealing joints or painting on wood.

Full Coating Replacement

If you are considering completely redoing the exterior coating of your building:

  • Mandatory permit: It is imperative to obtain a permit for such work.
  • Requirements for bricks: If your coating is made of brick, a permit is required as soon as a brick is removed.

Preserving Exterior Coating

It is essential to:

  • Respect the original architecture: Before starting your work, consult the permit counter.
  • Specific standards: Wartime Housing type veteran homes are subject to specific regulations. Check with the permit counter for more details.

Prohibited Materials

Certain materials are banned for exterior coating, including:

  • Tar paper or similar.
  • Paints imitating natural materials.
  • Stucco, except for certain walls.
  • Non-architectural concrete blocks.
  • Untreated sheet metal.
  • Polyethylene films or other plastics.
  • PVC.
  • Masonry without mortar.

Permit Pricing

The fees associated with obtaining a permit depend on the estimated cost of your work:

  • Pricing: Expect to pay $9.80 for every $1,000 of work.
  • Minimum fees:
    • $157 for a purely residential building.
    • $462 for a commercial, industrial, institutional, or mixed-use building.

Required Documentation

For your request to be processed, you will need to provide:

  • A detailed cost estimate, including taxes.
  • A location certificate.
  • Recent photos of the concerned facades and neighboring buildings.
  • Any other document deemed relevant for the analysis of your request.

If the work involves a condominium, a letter of authorization from all co-owners or a resolution from the union is required. If you are acting as a representative, a power of attorney is required.

In conclusion, at Masonry Montreal, we are committed to providing you with all the necessary information to ensure the smooth running of your masonry projects. Adhering to municipal regulations is essential to ensure the safety and quality of your work.

If you have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to contact your borough's permit counter for clarification. Here is the link for the official page of the Municipal Regulation of the Verdun Borough.