83.1. The council must give the Minister its opinion on any application for the issue of an authorization under section 48, 49 or 64 concerning the following acts:
(1) the total demolition of a main building and the erection of a new main building in a protection area or on a declared or classified heritage site; and
(2) the total demolition of a classified heritage immovable.
The Minister may also, if the Minister considers it appropriate, submit to the council any other application for authorization.
The council must, before giving an opinion under this section, allow the applicant to submit observations and, at the Minister’s request, hold public consultations. The last paragraph of section 83 applies to those consultations.