GUIDE TO THE APPLICATION OF THE REGULATION RESPECTING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF FORESTS IN THE DOMAIN OF THE STATE

Complete guide

Chapter II – Protection of particular places and territories
Division I – General
§3 – Visual setting

Section 13

A visual setting of 3 km must be preserved around the following places and territories:

  1. a developed campground with at least 8 camping lots;
  2. a scenic outlook;
  3. a developed campground with at least 8 camping lots;
  4. an accommodation centre;
  5. the boundaries of a town;
  6. a reception station;
  7. a complementary vacation site;
  8. a grouped vacation site;
  9. a projected site or place, referred to in paragraphs 1 to 4, 6 to 8 and 10 and indicated in the (French website only) regional plan for the development of the public territory Ce lien ouvre une nouvelle fenêtre – recreation and tourism sector – or in a regional plan for integrated land and resource development;
  10. a downhill skiing station. 

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Objectives

  • To maintain landscape quality
  • To contribute to the quality of the experience in the forest

 

Additional information

The (French website only) regional plan for the development of the public territory Ce lien ouvre une nouvelle fenêtre is intended to establish, in conjunction with regional stakeholders, where, when and how land rights may be issued in order to ensure harmonization of public land use.

Heritage sites are listed in the (in French only) Répertoire du patrimoine culturel du Québec Ce lien ouvre une nouvelle fenêtre (Directory of Cultural Heritage).

The following guide (in French only) contains good landscape quality maintenance practices:

Stratégie d’aménagement pour l’intégration visuelle des coupes dans les paysages Ce lien ouvre une nouvelle fenêtre

Visual setting around a reception station

Figure 13A Visual setting around a reception station

Visual setting around a downhill skiing centre

Figure 13B Visual setting around a downhill skiing centre