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Municipal court

Juge : Honourable Frank M. E Schlesinger
Greffière : Vicky Jean
Procureurs : Dunton Rainville law firm

Addresse

265, boulevard D’Anjou, bureau 101
Châteauguay (Québec) J6J 5J9 

To reach us

By phone: 450.698.3246
By fax: 450.698.3259
By e-mail: cour.municipale@ville.chateauguay.qc.ca

Opening hours

 

from Monday to Thursday: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1:15 p.m. to 5 p.m. (closed from noon to 1:15 p.m.)
on Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

 

Closed

 

Statutory holidays
Holiday period (December 24 up to and including January 2)

 

Municipal court jurisdiction

The Chateauguay Municipal Court district is governed by the Law on municipal courts. It is a tribunal accessible to citizens that offers an efficient justice system that is close at hand.  It has jurisdiction over the territories of Chateauguay, Mercier, Léry, Beauharnois and Saint-Isidore. The municipal court has cognizance in the municipalities it serves in civil, criminal and penal matters.

The court hears cases on the following subjects:

  • Infractions of municipal bylaws in the cities and towns it serves regarding, notably:
    • parking and traffic
    • fire prevention
    • zoning
    • building maintenance
    • public health and cleanliness
    • orderliness, keeping the peace and public tranquility, etc.
  • Infractions of Quebec provincial laws including, notably:
    • the road safety Code
    • the Law governing off-road vehicles
    • the Law governing heavy goods vehicles
    • the Law governing tobacco, etc.
  • The municipality's claims in accordance with the Quebec Civil Code regarding:
    • municipal taxes
    • tariff bylaws of the municipalities served
  • Legal proceedings in accordance with section XXVII of the Criminal Code

The Municipal Court generally is in session on Tuesday and/or Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. It is presided over by a judge named by the Quebec Justice Ministry. 

Forms

To download forms, please click here.

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