Bill 122 adopted: new powers for municipalities

The National Assembly finally passed Bill 122 on June 15, granting new powers to municipalities.

Changes include:

  • The opportunity for municipalities to avoid the referendum approval process if they adopt a consultation policy;
  • The opportunity to charge park fees prior to the issuance of a building permit for new activities or the intensification of existing ones;
  • The expansion of the taxing powers of municipalities.

The final legislation is expected to be available shortly.

If you have any questions regarding Bill 122, please do not hesitate to refer to the expertise of Beauregard Avocats on this matter.