Municipality of Otter Lake

Mayor's Message

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

Kim  Cartier-VilleneuveI am honored and proud to continue representing the municipality for a four (4) year term.

I will continue to work with all councillors ensuring transparency, collaboration and solidarity. It is in this spirit that we will be able to achieve the goals we have set to better serve the citizens of Otter Lake.

Finally, I reiterate the importance of visiting our website for all municipal updates.

Kim Cartier-Villeneuve

The Municipality of Otter Lake would like to invited it’s citizens and organizations to respond to a short survey about their issues, needs and challenges in the municipal recreation area. You will find a questionnaire with 10 questions. The survey result will be presented during the public consultation in the fall of 2019.


  • News
  • Events
  • Council Meetings
  • Important Notices



Job Offer - Labourer

The Municipality of Otter Lake is looking for a permanent seasonal employee.

Must be mechanically inclined, ability to weld would be an asset, able to operate a chain saw, have a valid driver’s license(class 3 license would be an asset), heavy equipment experience would be an asset, physically fit and be available to work evenings or weekends if required. The employee will report directly to the municipal foreman.

The work will be 40 hours/week (November to March)
Salary to be discussed based on experience and the qualifications of the selected candidate.Probation period: 90 days

Applications must be received at the municipal office, 15 Palmer Avenue, Otter Lake, Quebec J0X 2P0 by Friday, November 29th, 2019 at 4:00PM.

We thank all candidates for applying, however, only those who meet our requirements will be contacted for an interview. 



The Municipality of Otter Lake invites its citizens to come and speak during the public consultation on Sunday, November 17, 2019. Participants will be able to share their ideas and their orientations in the development of municipal recreation. Here are the topics that will be discussed:

• The idea of a water park
• Improvements to municipal recreation services
• Additional events
• Revitalization of sports infrastructure

You have until November 8th to register by phoning the municipality at 819-453-7049 or by emailing, registration is NOT mandatory but is appreciated so we can prepare sufficient materials and refreshments.  Supervised activities will be provided for children that come with their parents.



Fall Programming 2019…
From October 15th to Dec 12


What’s happening with Les Maisons des jeunes du Pontiac this Fall?


Job Offer - Road Crew

The Municipality of Otter Lake is looking for a two (2) permanent seasonal employees.

Applicants must have:

  • a Class 3 license with truck driving experience;
  • willing to work staggered hours including weekends and holidays;
  • available for permanent seasonal position.

Grader and/or loader operation as well as snow plowing experience would be an asset.

Salary to be discussed based on experience and the qualifications of the selected candidate.

Interested applicants may send their resume before Friday, September 27th at 4:00PM to the attention of the Director General, Andrea Lafleur.  Only the preselected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

By fax: 819-453-7311
By email:
By mail or in person: Municipality of Otter Lake, 15 Palmer Avenue, Otter Lake, Quebec, J0X 2P0


Notice of Community Vandalism

Walking Trail Sign Vandalized

During the past week (August 23-30) a sign on R.A. grounds walking trail was vandalized. It was the sign closest to the docks describing the history of Otter Lake. The sign was slashed many times and a piece was removed. See picture below.

We are sending this notice to inform the residents of Otter Lake and ask that you contact the Municipal Office at or call 819-453-7049 with information concerning this vandalism. Your name will be kept confidential.

Community facilities are for the enjoyment of everyone and any damages reduces your enjoyment and incurs unnecessary taxpayer expense.




Image result for pictures inspectorHello everyone,
We will be in your Municipality of Otter Lake 84055, for municipal assessment inspections. We plan to be in your area for the next 4 to 5 weeks.

Thanks and have a nice day!
Charles Gallant,
Evaluation Inspector
Pontiac MRC 819-962-8227




Lake Recreation Association Presents

Otter Lake Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Sat., Nov 30th   5:00pm
Otter Lake Millenium Park

Family-friendly party to follow at the RA Hall with bonfire, marshmallows,
hot chocolate and hot dogs; decorate a gingerbread man.

Make your own Christmas decoration to place on the
community Christmas tree.

Visit with Santa

To register or for more information contact
Shannon  819-453-7667  819-453-2092

House decorating contest
1st, 2nd & 3rd prizes for best decorations
Photos taken between Dec. 9 & 12 after 6pm
Please register by telephone before December 7th
Winner announced on Dec. 14th at Fifty Plus Xmas party

To register or for more information contact
Shannon  819-453-7667  819-453-2092



Council Meetings 2019

Municipal Hall at 7:00PM

January 8, 2019
February 5, 2019
March 5, 2019
April 2, 2019
May 7, 2019
June 4, 2019
July 2, 2019
August 6, 2019
September 3, 2019
October 1, 2019
November 5, 2019
December 3, 2019

Important Notices


Office hours




Dump hours






Please be advised that the municipal office will be closed Friday May 3, 2019.

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.

  • 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





Phone: 819-453-7049
Fax. 819-453-7311




15 Palmer Street
Otter Lake (Québec)
J0X 2P0