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.

Level 4 – Maximum alert (red zone)

On Thursday, October 1, the Gouvernement du Québec declared the Greater Montreal area, including the City of Westmount, in the red zone. This maximum alert level implies the closure and cessation of certain non-essential activities.

  • City Hall is currently 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 accepting most permit applications online.  >> Click here for more information

Westmount Recreation Centre 

  • The Westmount Recreation Centre is partially closed to the public.
  • As of July 25, the Westmount Recreation Centre (WRC) is open on weekends for shinny hockey and general skating.  >> Click here for more information

Westmount Public Library and Victoria Hall


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.


  • 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.

Westmount residents are strongly encouraged to follow the measures and guidelines from the Gouvernement du Québec and Public Health authorities to limit the spread of the COVID-19.

>> Click here to consult details and updates from SANTÉ MONTRÉAL

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

The Gouvernement du Québec decreed the wearing of face masks or face coverings in indoor public spaces mandatory as of July 18, 2020.
>> Click here for more information
>> Click here to request a mask from the Public Safety department

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.