Public notice: Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport Zoning Regulations

New zoning regulations have come into force for the Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport. The complete text of these regulations was published in the Canada Gazette, Part II on October 4, 2017.

The update reflects the closure of the Cartierville Airport and provincial cadastral reform. The regulations will continue to:

  • maintain a high level of safety for aircraft and the public
  • limit the height of new buildings, structures and objects, including trees
  • limit additions to any existing buildings, structures or objects on lands next to or near the airport
  • ensure land is developed without endangering the safety of aircraft operations

These new regulationsprevent land use or development that may:

  • interfere with communications to and from any aircraft
  • interfere with communications to and from airport service facilities
  • attract wildlife that creates a hazard to aviation safety

These regulations were deposited at the Land Registry Office for the Registration Division of Montreal on October 30, 2017. You can find copies of these regulations online at:

Contact us

To learn more, please contact:
Transport Canada, Civil Aviation
Technical Team Leader - Flight Operations
700 Leigh Capreol Place, 4th floor
Dorval, QC  H4Y 1G7