Ville-Marie : Permits and Regulations | Floor Sanding and Renovation

Ville-Marie : Permits and Regulations | Floor Sanding and Renovation

Practical Guide for Flooring Work in Ville-Marie

Minor Renovations in Ville-Marie: What You Need to Know

Permit-Free Work: Simplifying Your Project

In Ville-Marie, certain minor renovation works do not require a permit, greatly facilitating your renovation project. Here’s what you can do without a permit:

  • Flooring Replacement: Whether you wish to replace your carpet with elegant wooden flooring or opt for a more modern covering, no permit is required for these changes.
  • Wall Painting: Eager to refresh your walls with a new color? Go ahead without worry, as no permit is needed.
  • Cabinet Replacement: Update your kitchen or bathroom by replacing cabinets, without the hassle of administrative procedures.
  • Countertop Replacement: Breathe new life into your kitchen with a new countertop, no permit required.
  • Sink or Bath Replacement: Modernize your bathroom by replacing the sink or bathtub, without additional formalities.

When is a Permit Necessary?

However, it’s important to note that for more substantial works, a permit is essential. These works include:

  • Foundation Modifications: Any work affecting the base structure of your property requires a permit.
  • Structural Changes: If your project involves altering the structure of the dwelling, like removing a load-bearing wall, a permit is required.
  • Increasing Floor Area: Expanding your living space, such as adding a room, also requires a permit.

Your Responsibility as a Client

We wish to emphasize the importance of your role in complying with regulations. While Plancher Deluxe is here to guide and assist you in your renovation project in Ville-Marie, the responsibility to ensure compliance with rules and obtaining neighbors' agreements, if necessary, lies with you. We are here to help and advise, but it is crucial that you, as the client, take the lead in ensuring adherence to standards and obtaining the required permits, unless specified otherwise in our contract.

Our Commitment to You

At Plancher Deluxe, we are committed to providing top-quality service, tailored to the specificities of each borough of Montreal, particularly Ville-Marie. We understand that each project is unique and deserves special attention. Our team of experts is at your disposal to accompany you at every step of your project, ensuring that all requirements are met for a hassle-free realization.


Your renovation project in Ville-Marie deserves the best. With Plancher Deluxe, you are assured of a job well done, respecting all current standards. Feel free to contact us for any questions or to start your renovation project. We are here to turn your vision into reality.


This section has been prepared solely for the convenience of the reader and has no official or legal value. No warranty is offered as to the accuracy of the text. For all legal purposes, the reader should consult the official version of the by-law and each of its amendments or obtain a copy by contacting the City's clerk office.

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