Small municipality, big responsibilities!

FROM PUBLIC SAFETY TO REFUSE COLLECTION, FROM ROAD MAINTENANCE AND SNOW REMOVAL TO MUNICIPAL BY-LAWS, FROM TAXATION TO PERMITS – THE MUNICIPALITY HAS BIG RESPONSIBILITIES… AND A BIG IMPACT ON THE QUALITY OF LIFE OF ITS RESIDENTS!

Public safety (police, fire department)

Police services are provided by the Sureté du Québec (Chandler substation).

The municipal fire department is based in the fire station of the Port-Daniel sector. The firefighters also serve as first responders.

For any emergency, dial 911

Refuse (Gascons waste disposal facility)

Waste management is handled by the Régie intermunicipale de traitement des matières résiduelles. This organization coordinates and manages refuse for the RCMs of Rocher-Percé and Côte-de-Gaspé. The Régie handles:

  • recuperation of recyclable materials (blue bin);
  • reception and processing of reusable items (waste disposal facilities and eco-centres);
  • management of waste collection and transportation contracts;
  • composting of organic matter;
  • reclamation of electronics and computer equipment;
  • information, awareness-raising and education.

For more information contact:

Régie intermunicipale de traitement des matières résiduelles (418 385-4200)

2019 waste collection calendar – Rocher-Percé RCM

Text alert the day before refuse collection

Roads and snow removal

Road maintenance and snow removal are managed by the public works department, which uses various suppliers and contractors.

For more information contact: Public works department (418-396-5225, ext. 3)

Taxes, municipal by-laws and permits

Municipal taxes

Municipal property taxes are determined by the assessed value of the property and the taxation rate set out in the municipal budget. The property assessments are carried out by a private company hired by the RCM.

For more information, to appeal an assessment, or to request a review: RCM of Rocher-Percé (418-689-4313)

Municipal by-laws

The municipality’s planning and zoning by-laws are under review and will be available on our website as soon as they are adopted.

For more information contact: Municipal inspector (418-396-5225, ext. 6)

Permits

Before undertaking any construction, renovation or demolition project, you must apply for a permit from the municipality.

For more information contact: Municipal inspector (418-396-5225, ext. 6)

règlementation – remorques, conteneurs et autres types de bâtiments prohibés