Boroughs of Montreal

The Canadian city of Montreal is divided into 19 districts, called arrondissements. You are responsible for specific tasks assigned to the local level. Each arrondissement has its own district mayor and a county council.


The arrondissements are responsible for the following tasks:

  • Refuse collection
  • Snow removal and street cleaning
  • Leisure and sports facilities
  • Culture
  • Parks maintenance
  • Issuing of permits
  • Fire prevention
  • Social housing

List of arrondissements

Source: Statistical Yearbook of the agglomeration of Montreal

Former arrondissement

From 1 January 2002 the urban area included the entire Ile de Montréal and was divided into 27 arrondissements. Some communities spoke out in referendums against the disposal of the provincial government of fusion and set off on 1 January 2006 independently.

  • Beaconsfield - Baie- d'Urfe Beaconsfield
  • Baie- d'Urfe
  • Côte -Saint -Luc
  • Hampstead
  • Montréal- Ouest
  • Dollard -Des Ormeaux
  • Roxboro remained at Montreal
  • Dorval
  • L'Île -Dorval
  • Sainte -Anne- de -Bellevue
  • L' Ile- Bizard and Sainte -Geneviève remained in Montreal
  • Senneville
  • Pierrefonds remained at Montreal
  • Montréal- Est
  • Rivière -des- Prairies and Pointe- aux- Trembles belonged previously to Montreal