Rosemère : Permits and Regulations | Heat pump or air conditioning unit

Rosemère : Permits and Regulations | Heat pump or air conditioning unit

City of Rosemère : Get a permit to install a heat pump or air conditioning unit

Dear Residents of the City of Rosemère,

We are AirGreen, your trusted partner for HVAC solutions in the region. We understand that each municipality has its own set of rules and regulations regarding the installation of air conditioning units and heat pumps. Below is a detailed guide of the rules applicable in Rosemère to assist you through this process.

Air Conditioning Units and Heat Pumps in Rosemère:

  • Authorized Locations: Units can be installed in secondary front yards, side yards, and backyards.
  • Noise Level: The noise emitted by the equipment should not exceed 50 dB(A) at the boundary of your property.

General Information:

  • Usage: These units are permitted as accessory equipment for all types of residences within the “Housing (H)” group.


  • Setback Margins:
    • Rear: A minimum of 6 meters.
    • Side: A minimum of 3 meters (2 meters for row houses or contiguous homes).
    • Secondary Front: Must be 3 meters from the right-of-way line and 6 meters from the rear line.
  • Protective Screen: Installed units must be concealed by a screen (opaque fence, dense hedge, etc.) so they are not visible from the street.

Construction Permit:

  • Required For: Construction, transformation, repair, expansion, or addition of buildings.
  • Cost: For residential renovations, the rate is $4.50 per $1000 of work cost, with a minimum cost of $50.

Client Responsibilities:

  • Compliance: It is your responsibility to ensure that the installation complies with all rules and regulations.
  • Permits: You must obtain the necessary permits before the commencement of work.
  • Neighbor Agreement: In some cases, the agreement of your neighbors may be required.

How We Can Assist You:

  • Guidance: AirGreen is here to guide you through these requirements and help you understand your responsibilities.
  • Support: Although obtaining permits is your responsibility, we are available to provide any necessary assistance.


Before initiating any project, ensure you understand and adhere to the rules and regulations of the Ville de Rosemère. At AirGreen, we are committed to providing quality service while respecting local standards. For any questions or clarifications, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Looking forward to serving you soon, The AirGreen Team


This section has been prepared solely for the convenience of the reader and has no official or legal value. No warranty is offered as to the accuracy of the text. For all legal purposes, the reader should consult the official version of the by-law and each of its amendments or obtain a copy by contacting the City's clerk office.