Garden and Outdoors

Gazebos, booths, arbours or pergolas

Gazebos, booths, arbours or pergolas are authorized in secondary front yards, side yards and backyards only.

The total surface area of accessory buildings and structures must not exceed 20% of the lot’s surface area. Accessory buildings and structures included in this percentage are: detached garages, sheds, pools, porches, balconies, hot tubs, sidewalk around the pool, gazebos, pergolas, arbours and private greenhouses (does not include walkways, driveways and the walkway at the building’s entrance).


Booths, arbours, gazebos or pergolas isolated from the main building are authorized, as accessory structures, in all "Housing (H)" usage classes.

Maximum number

Only one booth or one arbour or one gazebo or one pergola can be put up on a lot.


The side and rear setbacks established for a booth, arbour, gazebo or pergola are a minimum of 2 metres. An accessory structure of this type can be put up in the secondary front yard, provided the setback from the secondary front yard’s property line is 2 metres. The structure must be hidden from viewby a protective screen such as an opaque fence, thick hedge or any other form of vegetation ensuring that it cannot be seen from the street.

Maximum height

The height cannot exceed 3 metres.

Maximum surface area

The maximum surface area is 18  square metres.