Updated: January 17, 2017
7903 as at January 1, 2016
2016 real estate wealth:
2016 average assessment of single family houses:
Municipal tax rates:
0.68789 per $100.00 of assessed value
Household waste tax:
$215.00 per household
$40.00 per property, $10.00 per vacant lot
NRP (non-residential property) tax:
0.89417 per $100.00 of assessed value
Tax for building with 6 apartments or more:
0.85986 per $100.00 of assessed value
Tax for industrial category
0,98754 per $100 of assessed value
Number of apartment units in 2015:
Total area of the municipality:
59,774 hectares or 597.74 km2, including 29% which is protected under the Act respecting the protection of agricultural land and agricultural activities.
Streets, highways and roads to be maintained by the Municipality:
280 km, of which approximately half are gravel roads.
Community facilities to be maintained by the Municipality:
Administrative offices, municipal garage, 4 fire stations, 14 pumping stations (for fire fighting), 2 pumping stations (for sewage), 6 community centres, 3 libraries and 25 parks, among the main community facilities.
Number of vehicles owned by the Municipality:
34 vehicles (Public Works Department:18; Urban Planning and Environment:2; Fire Department: 14)