Management of water property in the domain of the State
Transfer of lease rights and obligations
Leases may be transferred under certainconditions.
New ownership of shoreline properties adjacent to water property in the domain of the State in cases where the previous owner held a lease and where the structures mentioned therein still exist, such as backfill, docks, etc. may apply to transfer the rights and obligations stipulated in thatlease.
Transfers will only be authorized in cases where the conditions of occupation still correspond to those stipulated in the existing lease that has been in effect for less than 25years.
Applications for the transfer of rights and obligations that do not meet the above-mentioned criteria will not be approved and will require a new lease application.
An acknowledgement of receipt will be provided once the application has beensubmitted.
Applications for the transfer of rights and obligations are reviewed for eligibility. Depending on the case, additional information may berequested.
If the transfer is feasible, a letter of confirmation, signed by an authorized Ministère de l’Environnement, de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques, de la Faune et des Parcs employee, will be sent. The transferred lease will still expire 25years from the original date ofeffect.