The Association of Quebec Landlords (APQ) was adopted in committee to hear the views of the owners as one of the items legislated by the Bill is the abandonment of animals in a housing.
For owners of rental properties it is appreciated that greater accountability has been put into place for people who abandon their animals in their dwelling. Because each year many owners carry the heavy burden of managing a painful situation, both emotionally and operationally: we open the door of the housing and find that there are animals inside whereas the housing is empty.
The housing lease has a very broad scope, as it applies in particular to housing accessories concerned, according to Section 1892 paragraph 2 of the C.c.Q. In this vein, parking space, as an accessory, is subject to the rules applicable to a residential lease.
In order to prepare yourself for a possible visit by an inspector of the Régie du bâtiment or simply to make sure that you are in compliance with the Safety Code and the Building Act, here is a guide for you on the subject.
After contacting the appropriate departments of the City of Montreal, here are the answers we obtained in connection with the duties and powers of a municipal inspector.
Cet important projet réglementaire, dont les exigences seront consignées au chapitre Bâtiment du Code de sécurité, précise les obligations des propriétaires