Economic Profile

Updated: January 26, 2018


7999 as at October 18, 2017

2017 real estate wealth:

$1,306,223,357 $

Taxable assessment:


2017 average assessment of single family houses:


Municipal tax rates:

General tax:

0,7010 per $100.00 of assessed value

Household waste tax:

$220.00 per household

Leisure tax:

$40.00 per property, $10.00 per vacant lot

NRP (non-residential property) tax:

0,9112 per $100.00 of assessed value

Tax for building with 6 apartments or more:

0,8762 per $100.00 of assessed value

Tax for industrial category:

1,0063 per $100 of assessed value

Number of apartment units:


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.