S-3.4 - Fire Safety Act

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6. Where a particular property is a threat to public safety owing to the presence of fire hazards or to damage caused by a fire, the owner is bound, on receipt of a formal notice from the local municipality where the property is located, to take the measures necessary to ensure the protection of persons and property.
If there is an emergency, if the owner fails to act within the time specified or if the owner is unknown, cannot be found or cannot be ascertained, the remedies provided for in sections 231, 232 and 233 of the Act respecting land use planning and development (chapter A‐19.1) apply, with the necessary modifications.
2000, c. 20, s. 6.