In force: 2018-04-01
14. Partial cutting with maintenance of a continuous forest cover is allowed throughout the visual setting or in a heritage cultural landscape. Partial cutting without maintenance of a continuous forest cover is prohibited.
Total cutting is also allowed in a visual setting, except total cutting with a harvest pattern by harvest strips more than 6 m in width or by blocks with a straight contour. However, all the areas where the allowed total cutting is carried out must cover at least the third of the area of the visual setting during each third of the expected period of rotation of the stands, in order to preserve at all times the quality of the landscape.
Total cutting is prohibited in a heritage cultural landscape designated by the Government under the Cultural Heritage Act (chapter P-9.002).
This section does not apply to the holder of a forestry permit issued for public utility works.