Request to access documents
As a public entity, the Borough of Saint-Laurent is subject to theAct respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the protection of personal information (CQLR, c. A-2.1), hereinafter referred to as “the Act”. It must allow access to the documents it holds and ensure the protection of the personal information they contain.
The right to access documents applies to all documents held by the Borough.
Some exceptions apply, specifically with respect to the protection of personal information, public security implications and administrative or political decisions.
Where to send the request?
Any person wishing to access documents under the Act may complete a request form directly on the website. To make a request,completethe form at the bottom of the page and click on “Send” on the screen to submit it.
You may also complete the form provided and send it to the Borough’s Direction des services administratifs et du greffe. The form may be sent by email to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org. The request form may also be completed at the Saint-LaurentCitizens’ Office, or sent by mail to the following address:
Direction des services administratifs et du greffe
777, boulevard Marcel-Laurin
Saint-Laurent (Québec) H4M 2M7
The request must be specific enough to enable the requested document to be located.
For additional information requests concerning the procedure for accessing documents, please contact theSaint-Laurent Citizens’ Officeby calling 311.
For documents held by Ville de Montréal’s central department or originating with Municipal Council, we ask that you please contact the Service du greffe de la Ville de Montréal, by calling 514 872-3142.
Documents whose transmission is not restricted by the Act are sent by email or by mail within a maximum of 20 days following receipt of the request. An additional 10 days may be required. Copying fees may be charged under the du Règlement sur les tarifs in effect, and under the Regulation respecting fees for the transcription, reproduction or transmission of documents or personal information (CQLR, c. A-2.1, r. 3).
A citizen who is not satisfied with the decision may contact the Commission d'accès à l'information du Québec to request a review within 30 days from the original decision issue.