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Boat launch

Summary of the rules surrounding the municipal boat launch

Any boat put in the water must display the access permit (sticker) except canoe, kayak and stand up paddle board.

  • Stickers can be obtained at the municipal office by filling out the form and providing the required documents.
  • The sticker must be affixed on the starboard side and be visible at all times.
  • It is possible to obtain a maximum of 2 stickers by civic address.

Waterfront owners can use their existing descent for their own enjoyment and personal use. New launching ramps are strictly prohibited.

Every boat must be washed before its launch at the municipal access in a washing station recognized by the Municipality. The Municipality will offer this service at the park. The cost of washing is included in the cost of the access permit. The washing is free of charge for boats without engines. The opening hours of the washing station are:

  • Friday from 4:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Saturday from 8:00am to 11:00am and from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
    Sunday from 8:00am to 11:00am and from 2:00pm to 5:00pm

it is prohibited:

- To put a boat in the water without the access permit sticker and/or bearing signs of contamination;
- To park a vehicle and / or trailer on roads;
- To bring live bait in a container with water from another lake than lake Barron. The containers will be checked and could be banned and confiscated.
- To drain the water cooling system of the engine or of the weighting system in Lake Barron


From May 12th to July 16th 2017 and from September 1st to October 15th, 2017:
Monday to Thursday
:  contact the municipal office
Friday: from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday: from 8:00 am  to 11:00 am and from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

From July 17th, to August 30th, 2017:
Monday to Friday:
contact the municipal office
Saturday and Sunday: from 8:00am to 11am


 Type of access

 Type of watercraft



Only for lakeshore proprietors or those with an actual right of way

Watercrafts 10hp or less

 $ 20 

 Watercrafts more than 10hp and less than 75hp

 $ 40 

Watercrafts 75hp and more

 $ 60 


 (Résidents of Gore)

Watercrafts 10hp or less

 $ 20  

 Watercrafts more than 10hp and less than 75hp

 $ 60  

Watercrafts 75hp and more
Wakeboard boats and jetskis




Watercrafts 10hp or less

 $ 150  

Watercrafts more than 10hp and less than 75hp

 $ 500 

Watercrafts 75hp and more
Wakeboard boats and jetskis


Environmental Policy

The Municipality of the Township of Gore’s mission is to develop and manage its territory in order to maintain and ensure a high quality of life for its citizens. Through its work in sustainable development, the Township of Gore seeks to protect the quality of the environment, preserve the biodiversity, respect the support capacity of ecosystems and protect the collective natural heritage. To achieve this, the Township of Gore solicits the participation and commitment of its citizens, the partnership and cooperation between local stakeholders and the sharing of knowledge. Together, we can achieve sustainable development, a natural choice!

Faced with the many socio-environmental issues of its territory, the Township of Gore adopted an Environmental Policy on March 4th, 2013. This is based on the principles of sustainable development to guide the action of the municipality and community stakeholders. Sustainable development seeks to improve the current situation of the community, while keeping and respecting the limits of the natural environment, in order to protect the quality of life and of the environment for present and future generations. It seeks to take into account the different social, economic and environmental aspects, while aiming to achieve a viable living environment, equitable and sustainable. The Environmental Policy of the Township of Gore aims to integrate, through its interventions and services, a vision and sustainable development approach.

While keeping in mind the concepts of sustainable development, the Township of Gore has three major orientations through its Environmental Policy:

  • Protect the integrity of the environment to ensure the quality, health and safety of its citizens’ living environment and the ecosystems that sustain life;
  • Ensure equity between individuals and generations through the development of a shared responsibility for the environment, partnership and cooperation as well as knowledge sharing;
  • Aim for economic efficiency based on innovation and prosperity throughout land development and use of its resources.

The Environmental Policy sets out the main objectives and targets of the Municipality of the Township of Gore on sustainable development. These objectives and targets are distributed throughout these main areas:

  • Municipal management;
  • Lakes and streams;
  • Natural landscape and green spaces;
  • Waste management;
  • Environmental nuisance.

Here is the downloadable version of the Environmental Policy of the Municipality of the Township of Gore.


For more information or to share your interests, concerns or needs regarding the environment, do not hesitate to contact Geneviève Dubuc, municipal inspector in environment and sustainable development.

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