Wood burning


Subsidy program for the replacement of solid fuel burning appliances

In an effort to improve air quality and reduce health risks and damages to property due to air pollution from wood-burning appliances. This program is designed to encourage the replacement of wood-burning appliances with gas (propane or other) or electric appliances.

Any owner of a single-family dwelling with a solid fuel burning appliance that does not meet the standards of By-law R-2009-051 concerning heating and cooking appliances using solid fuel is eligible for this program.

Eligible appliances

The following replacement appliances are eligible for the subsidy program:

  1. a) Gas (natural or propane) appliance
  2. b) Electric appliance

A built-in appliance (insert) of any of these types is also considered eligible.

The applicant must first file an application for a fireplace replacement permit. Click here.

The maximum subsidy per household is 50% of the cost of the eligible replacement appliance and its installation, up to a maximum of $1,000.

Certain conditions must be met in order to obtain the subsidy offered under this program. See details here. 

The subsidy application form must be submitted in person, by email or by mail, including all supporting documents.

Urban Planning and Engineering Department                    
Email: aui_upe@ddo.qc.ca
12001 De Salaberry Boulevard
Dollard-des-Ormeaux, QC  H9B 2A7

To consult the integral version of the by-law concerning heating and cooking appliances using solid fuel, please click here.  

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