Wood Burning Fireplaces

Municipal By-law number 534 allows the replacement or installation of new wood burning stoves or fireplaces, provided that they are EPA certified and have a catalytic converter, meeting the standard of particle emission of 4.1 g / hour. It is therefore important to make sure that your device meets the requirements.

This regulation does not apply to appliances used for cooking food for commercial purposes, installed in a building where commercial use is permitted.

However, if you had a wood burning fireplace or stove before the by-law was passed, you can keep it as it is until you need to change it. Then, the regulation will apply.

For more information, contact the Urban Planning Department: 514-457-5720