My vehicle was towed. Where can I find it?

To find a vehicle that was towed during snow loading operations, visit Info-Remorquage .

Where should I park during snow removal operations?

During snow loading operations, you can consult the map of planned snow loading operations to facilitate parking your car. Stationnement de Montréal also makes free overnight parking available to residents during snow loading operations.

When will snow loading begin in my borough?

Snow loading take place within 12 hours of the time it begins so as to continue on an ongoing basis across the entire network. Consult Smart snow removal

On average, there are five snow-loading operations each winter.

How much snow falls in Montréal each winter?

Montréal gets 225 cm of snow during an average winter.

How much snow is loaded each winter?

About 12 million m3 of snow are loaded each winter, the equivalent of 300,000 heavy trucks.

Where is loaded snow taken?

Snow is loaded and eliminated according to one of the following two methods:

  • It is piled up onto a service area.
  • It is discharged directly into the sewer system.

You can also consult the map of snow disposal sites.

Where can I get coupons for snow disposal sites?

Visit the snow disposal sites section. For a list of points of sale, snow disposal sites and current fees, visit the 311 information bank.  

How many vehicles are needed for snow removal operations?

The city has a fleet of 2,200 vehicles available for the heaviest operations.

How many employees are in charge of snow removal?

Some 3,000 employees, including employees of private contractors, are hard at work during the heaviest snow removal operations.

What is the territory for which snow removal service is provided?

Snow must be removed from more than 10,000 km in the network – 4,100 km of sidewalks and 6,550 km of roads, or the equivalent of 18 round trips between Montréal and Québec City.

How much does snow removal in Montréal cost?

The annual snow removal budget for Montréal and its boroughs is $155 million, which is a little less than 3% of the total budget of the city. Depending on the winter, the quantity and type of snow received, this budget may be adjusted.

What is smart snow removal?

Smart snow removal consists of offering Montrealers practical and accessible technological solutions that present the planning and progress of snow removal operations in order to make parking easier for residents (map and application). The INFO-Neige MTL map and application show planned snow removal operations for all boroughs except L'Île-Bizard–Sainte-Geneviève.

It also includes all the technological processes associated with snow removal operations, such as snow elimination.

How do I know if my street is priority 1, 2 or 3 when the city loads snow?

You can view the street prioritization map or the Snow Removal Policy (french only) , which set out minimum operational norms for each snow removal operation depending on the street priority.