Permits for business

For commercial properties, a permit or certificate is required for the types of work listed below.

Are you planning to build or renovate?

Request a permit or certificate

Here’s how to apply:

1. You submitt a request for a building permit or certificate of authorization

Files should be in the following formats:

Plans, authorization letters, location certificates, etc. PDF
Images and photos JPEG

To ensure effective follow-up, please include the street address and the reason for the request in the subject line of your email.

2. You receive confirmation and make payment

You will receive an email that will either confirm that your application is complete or tell you that some documents are missing or incomplete.­

Once your application is complete, it will be assigned a file number and you will be required to pay a processing fee. You can do this in person at the tax counter, located on the ground floor of City Hall, or by calling the Tax Department at 514-630-1300, extension 1830.

3. Your request if analyzed

Analysis of your application will begin once you have paid the required fee. This applies to individuals as well as developers. Additional documents may be required as the analysis is carried out, and there may also be additional fees to be paid (damage deposit, connection fee, curb cut fee, etc.).­ Once the analysis is complete, the Planning Department will inform you whether your application has been approved or denied. If it is approved, a permit or certificate will be issued.

Information: 514-630-1206


Request for a pesticide use permit

Before applying for a pesticide use permit, please consult by-law PC-2865 – Respecting the use of pesticides in the territory of the City of Pointe-Claire.

To apply for a permit, please fill out the application form and send it to


For more information, contact the Planning Department at 514-630-1206 or