Planning Program and by-laws

The Planning Program outlines the City's major land use planning and development orientations. It was developed by the Planning Department in accordance with the Act Respecting Land Use Planning and Development.

New Planning Program 2022-2024

New Planning Program

A first draft of the new Planning Program was adopted during the regular meeting on February 8, 2022. It is the first step in developing Pointe-Claire’s future with the community.It offers a vision and preliminary directions that will foster the discussions, workshops and public consultations over the next two years. The various stages leading up to the adoption of the new Planning Program and updated municipal by-laws will continue until summer 2024.To consult the draft Planning Program, click here. During the regular meeting on May 3, City Council adopted an Interim Control By-Law having the effect of freezing and allowing to govern or restrict the development of certain city sectors while reflecting on land use planning.To view the Interim Control By-Law (amended on September 6, 2022), click here.

Planning Program

The Planning Program offers a vision of Pointe-Claire for the next ten years.

It provides a portrait of:

  • the City’s current state of development, and its population;
  • major land-use orientations for the territory;
  • main issues and goals for the next ten years;
  • sectors undergoing more detailed planning, such as:

The Planning Program gives citizens, elected representatives and the administration specific directions to guide future actions in Pointe-Claire territory. Applying the program involves follow-up studies, City investments and amendments to existing by-laws.


Download the complete Planning Program.


The electronic version of these by‑laws or their office consolidations are provided in order to ensure that the by‑laws in force throughout Pointe-Claire are known. A by‑law can be amended, repealed or replaced at any time by the City Council. Only certified true copies are official, and in the event of a discrepancy between a document posted on the website and the original in the City’s by‑law book under the City Clerk’s custodianship, the latter shall prevail. The City disclaims all liability as to the use or interpretation of published by‑laws.

For a list of permits issued by the Planning Department, go to Permit Applications. INTERIM CONTROL BY-LAW

PC-2946 – Interim Control By-Law

PC-2788 – Permits and Certificates By-Law

PC-2775 – Zoning By-Law

PC-2787 – Site Planning and Architectural Integration Programs – SPAIP  By-Law

PC-2880 – Village Code (applicable to Pointe-Claire Village)

PC-2786 – Construction By-Law

PC-2818 – By-Law Respecting the Demolition of Immovable / Deconstruction of Immovable

PC-2774 – Subdivision By-Law

PC-2791 – Conditional Uses By-Law

PC-2808 – By-Law for the Recognition of the Pointe-Claire Institutional Core as a Heritage Site

PC-2708 – By-Law concerning the Planning Advisory Committee

PC-2862 – By-law respecting comprehensive development plans

PC-2500 – By-Law on Minor Exemptions

PC-2957 – By-Law on specific construction, alteration or occupancy proposals for an immovable 


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