Municipality of Otter Lake

Mayor's Message

Welcome to our website at the Municipality of Otter Lake, Quebec.

Kim  Cartier-VilleneuveAs your newly elected Mayor I trust that you find our website helpful whether you are a resident or a visitor.

The goal is to provide you with accurate municipal information.

Thank you for the confidence you placed in me to lead our municipality over the next two years.

Should you have items to share, comments or concerns regarding the website, please advise us and we will do our best to resolve the issue.

Thank you,
Kim Cartier-Villeneuve


Otter Lake Highlights

Important Notices

Intercity – 148 A project for 2018.

Transcollines is working with its partners to extend its services to the municipality and the MRC Pontiac around January 2018.

Intercity - 148 | Transcollines

Notice to permanent and seasonal residents of the MRC Pontiac,

As part of the implementation of the MRC Pontiac Residual Materials Management Plan, we would like to know your practices with regards to household composting.
Your participation in large numbers is essential, because the information collected will allow your municipalities to recover provincial subsidies related to waste management and composting.

Below you will find the survey and four ways to participate:

  • cut out the survey from the newspaper and return it by mail or in person to your municipal office;
  • complete a copy the survey made available at your municipal office;
  • call your municipal office and complete the survey by phone;
  • complete the survey online on the MRC Pontiac website at the following address:

A draw for a composter of $100 value will be held in the 2 municipalities with the greatest rate of participation.

Deadline for participating in the survey is June 20, 2017!

  • Taxes are mailed out! Balances over $300 can be made in 3 installments April 1st, July 1st and September 1st (check or cash only). Interest accrued on unpaid balances is calculated at 18%.

  • Need a permit? Contact the Municipal Building Inspector.

  • Need Transporation? TransporAction Pontiac

Aqueduc (PDF: 421 KB)

Fire Hazard



Volunteer at the library

Do you have an hour or more
to devote to your library?

Want to get involved in your community?

Want to meet people?
You have new ideas?

Several options are available:
Promotion, story time, subscribers, ranking books, computers, etc. Help us make it a meeting place and nice relaxing, motivating and dynamic. By joining our team, you will receive all the necessary training.

To volunteer Contact Esther Dubeau responsible for the library
Tel: 819-453-7352
or the Municipality of Otter Lake
Tel: 819-453-7049

2017 Events

Public Meeting

Revitalization of 408 rue Tessier St.
Sat. May 13th
10:00 a.m.
Otter Lake RA Centre

What to do in the Pontiac

Visit to see  the new interactive map for tourists that has recently been added for the visitors and residents of the Pontiac. Produced by our very own Guy Tellier in geomatics!

You can also see the full page version


Dear friends, partners, sponsors and volunteers

Because of rain and floodings, we were obliged to change our departure point. Below you find all the information concerning the tour and the departure and arrival adresses.

Join us for a fun fundraising breakfast on April 22, 8 – 10 am at McDowell Primary School in Shawville!

Route Map

 8 - 10 am Fundraising Breakfast for Jamboree PPJ
10 - 12 am FREE Workshop: How to Fix Your Bike & Change a Tire   by our mechanic, Jesse Shutt, a competitive rider, in front of McDowell School

FREE Bike Safety Course with indoor and outdoor trail to practice 

Donate your old bikes and helmets so others can participate

Volunteers needed, for fundraising breakfast and to clean the donated bikes and helmets!

Breakfast $10
Kids $ 5

Would you like to see your property online?
 Please use the link to use GONET,
the interactive mapping system:

Bike and Hike Cycloparc PPJ Jamboree


New additions to the Otter Lake RA

Book Signing with Richard (Rick) J. Blanchard

The Picanoc Log Drive

By: Kersten Gauthier


telephone: 819-453-7049
fax: 819-453-7311


15 Palmer Street
Otter Lake (Québec) J0X 2P0