City of Westmount’s response to COVID-19

The City of Westmount is following the recommendations from the Direction de la santé publique to limit the spread of the COVID-19. The City continues to provide essential services to citizens, while taking the necessary measures to best protect its residents and employees.

  • City Hall is now closed to the public until further notice.
  • Hydro Westmount, Public Works, and Public Safety Departments are closed to the public, but are continuing their operations.
  • The Urban Planning Department is gradually resuming operations and is now accepting most permit applications online. Click here for more information >>
  • The Westmount Public Library, Victoria Hall and the Westmount Recreation Centre are closed to the public and all events, activities and programs are suspended, postponed or cancelled until further notice.
  • To limit the propagation of the virus, all playgrounds and dog runs in Westmount are closed to the public. Summit Woods remains open, but all dogs must be ON LEASH AT ALL TIMES.

Please note:

  • Snow clearing, garbage collection, recycling and compost pick up services will continue as usual.
  • that there may be additional delays in the processing of claims and access to documents requests.

FOR URGENT MATTERS, PLEASE CONTACT THE FOLLOWING DEPARTMENTS:

  • Public Safety Department – 514 989-5222
  • Public Works Department – 514 989-5311
  • Hydro Westmount – 514 925-1414 for customer service and 514 989-5201 in case of outage.

Residents are strongly encouraged to follow basic hygiene measures, such as frequent hand washing, practice social distancing, avoid indoor and outdoor gatherings, and follow all instructions and recommendations from Public Health authorities. For more details, consult SANTEMONTREAL.CA/CORONAVIRUS

>> Consult the Decision Fact Sheet from the Gouvernement du Québec to know what to do if you think you have symptoms.

The City of Westmount, in partnership with local community services, also offers a number of resources and services to assist and enhance the safety and well-being of older and vulnerable residents, such as Good Morning Westmount and the Vulnerable Persons Registry (VPR).

>> Click here to learn more and register for these services.

  • Close all common areas such as fitness rooms, swimming pools, party rooms and other non-essential common spaces.
  • Disinfect all elevators (buttons, handles, etc.) several times a day.
  • Disinfect all common door handles and other surfaces frequently.
  • ALL COMMON LAUNDRY ROOMS: Restrict access per social distancing rules (2 metres), disinfect machines, dials and table surfaces several times a day.
  • Post Government of Canada notice on when to do self-monitoring, self-isolation, and isolation (download poster at westmount.org/covid19poster)
  • Residents returning from abroad must follow the Government of Canada rules on self-monitoring, self-isolation, and isolation. Can not use laundry facilities or be outside their apartment/condo during the required 14 days.
  • Clean all elevators (buttons, handles, etc.) several times a day.