41. A municipal corporation, a county corporation, a community, a department, a public agency or an agency providing public services may, without the authorization of the commission, use a lot situated in a reserved area for municipal or public service purposes determined by regulation.
A lot described in the first paragraph may also, on the conditions determined by regulation, be subdivided or alienated without the authorization of the commission for the purposes of repairing or widening public roads, improving or installing sewer and water systems or providing public utility services, in the following cases:
(1) where the work results in enlarging the existing right of way of a public road to a maximum width of 20 metres, including the present right of way, and where the additional area required for the work is contiguous to the present right of way;
(2) where the repair or installation of public services or public utility services is carried out in a right of way having a maximum width of 20 metres, as described in subparagraph 1.
1978, c. 10, s. 41; 1985, c. 26, s. 16.