The Urban Planning and Environment Service is responsible for the enforcement of provincial regulations, among which regulations concerning wells and septic systems. It is also responsible for the protection of wetlands and the sound management of private forests, and it does the analysis and monitoring of water quality in the lakes of the Municipality with the help of lake associations.
Plants to avoid
Sentinelle Detection Tool (in French)
Sentinelle is a detection tool for alien and invasive species. It is available through the web page of the Québec ministère du Développement durable, de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MDDELCC), and it can be used to report invasive plants or animals or check reports on invasive plants or animals.
Air Quality Index
MDDELCC also developed an Air Quality Index that provides information on current values and recent changes in the air quality index for a given region or area.