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Economic Profile

Updated: February 3, 2020

Population:

8153

2018 real estate wealth:

$1 409 314 786

Taxable assessment:

$1 372 519 800

2019 average assessment of single family houses:

$266 670

Municipal tax rates:

General tax:

0,66540 per $100.00 of assessed value

Household waste tax:

$220.00 per household

Leisure tax:

$40.00 per property
$40.00 per housing unit
$10.00 per vacant lot

Fire Safety Tax

$15.00 per vacant lot
$65.00 per building
$130.00 per industrial building

Public Safety Tax

$25.00 per vacant lot
$120.00 per building

Green Fund Contribution

$0.01 per $100.00 of assessed value

NRP (non-residential property) tax:

0,92942 per $100.00 of assessed value

Tax for building with 6 apartments or more:

0,66540 per $100.00 of assessed value

Tax for industrial category:

1,02643 per $100 of assessed value

Number of apartment units:

5252

Total area of the municipality:

59,774 hectares or 597.74 km2, including 29% which is protected under the Act respecting the protection of agricultural land and agricultural activities.

Streets, highways and roads to be maintained by the Municipality:

280 km, of which approximately half are gravel roads.

Number of vehicles owned by the Municipality:

34 vehicles (Public Works Department:18; Urban Planning and Environment:2; Fire Department: 14)


Community facilities to be maintained by the Municipality:

Administrative offices, municipal garage, 4 fire stations, 14 pumping stations (for fire fighting), 2 pumping stations (for sewage), 6 community centres, 3 libraries and 25 parks, among the main community facilities.