Dollard cutting back on lawn mowing or leaf blowing hours
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Dollard-des-Ormeaux will introduce a narrower lawn mowing window this summer to improve the quality of life for residents.
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Dollard-des-Ormeaux is reducing lawnmower or leaf blower hours this summer. The city noted that in order to improve peace and quality of life, its harassment ordinance has changed to address nuisance from landscaping equipment. Starting this summer, the use of lawn mowers, leaf blowers or similar mechanical, pneumatic or electrical devices is prohibited on weekdays between 9:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. and on weekends and public holidays between 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 a.m.
In 2018, Beaconsfield The city council continued to restrict leaf blowers despite a public outcry. In general, the operation of chainsaws, leaf blowers, lawn mowers, lawn and hedge trimmers is prohibited on Sundays and public holidays before 12 p.m. or after 4 p.m., and from Monday to Friday between 9 p.m. and 7 a.m. and Saturday after 5 p.m. Leaf blowers in Beaconsfield were banned from June 1st to September 30th, which is punishable by a fine.
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