411. The council may make by-laws:
(1) to authorize the officers or employees of the municipality to visit and examine, at any reasonable time, all movable and immovable property, as also the interior or exterior of any house, building or edifice whatsoever, to ascertain if the by-laws of the council are executed in respect thereof, to verify any information or determine any fact necessary to the exercise by the municipality of the power to issue a permit or a notice of compliance of an application and to grant an authorization or any other form of permission, conferred on the municipality by an Act or regulation, and to compel the owners or occupants of such property, buildings and edifices to admit such officers or employees;
(2) (paragraph repealed);
(3) to authorize, at the time of an inspection, the seizure of any article offered for sale or sold or delivered, in contravention of the by-laws passed in virtue of this Act or of the charter.
The officers or employees who carry out an inspection shall, on request, produce identification and a certificate issued by the municipality attesting their authority.
R. S. 1964, c. 193, s. 425; 1968, c. 55, s. 5; 1979, c. 51, s. 260; 1992, c. 61, s. 118; 2000, c. 19, s. 3; 2001, c. 35, s. 27.