Municipality of Otter Lake


Municipal Dump

Pontiac Transfer Station
577 Highway 301
Otter Lake (Québec) J0X 2P0

Otter Lake Dump Hours

April to October

8:00 am - 5:00 pm:
Friday, Saturday, Monday

9:00 am - 6:00 pm: Sunday

November to March

8:00 am - 5:00 pm:
Friday, Saturday Sunday Monday

Tires, metals, paints, appliances  batteries and brush (4 inches or smaller only) is accepted without additional charge.

There are additional costs, however, for the following items:

large sofas 100-150 lbs   
armchairs 30-50 lbs 
kitchen chairs  10-15 lbs        
mattresses (regular) 100 lbs 
mattresses (queen) l50 lbs 
box springs 40-50 lbs       
carpet/underlayments 40-50 lbs
$0.20/ lb
Dressers small
Dressers large
Mixed wood



Materials accepted and refused at the Otter Lake Sorting Center

Recyclables will now have to be put in a clear bag if bags are used. Also, we ask that cardboard be flattened and tied. A guide is made available to help trough this process.



The Municipality now has a composter at the dump and here is a list of acceptable materials:



  • Shellfish
  • Cardboard egg packaging
  • Flour, sugar
  • Flowers and plants
  • Fruits (all)
  • Seafood without shell
  • Vegetables
  • Coffee  and filters
  • Eggs (and shells)
  • Breads, biscuits and cereals
  • Colorless non-gloss paper
  • Fish (bones)
  • Fried potatoes
  • Residue of compost
  • Food leftovers (fresh or cooked)
  • Tea bags
  • Shredded paper bags,
  • Sawdust and wood shavings litter (except cedar)
  • Paper towels without color
  • Cooked meat (and small bones)
  • Treated, varnished or painted wood
  • Metal or plastic plugs
  • Rubber, elastics
  • Ashes, lime and earth
  • Juice or milk containers
  • Cords and strings
  • Envelopes and color prints
  • Food plastic film
  • Chewing gum
  • Liquids such as broths, sauces, soups
  • Cat and dog litter
  • Cigarette butts, tobacco
  • Aluminum and other metals
  • Waxed or colored paper
  • Plastics, plastic pouches
  • Chemical products
  • Grass clippings
  • Vacuum cleaner bags
  • Textiles and leathers
  • Plastic utensils and plates

Post Office

Otter Lake Post Office

378 Rue Martineau
Otter Lake (Québec)  J0X 2P0

Hours of Operation:

Open from Monday to Friday from 9:30 a.m to 5:00 p.m
Closed between 1:00 p.m and 2:00 p.m

Municipal Library

340 Rue Martineau
Otter Lake (Québec)  J0X 2P0


The library is now open 3 days a week for your convenience.  Please visit us soon to learn more about what the library has to offer.

Monday – CLOSED
Tuesday – 1PM-4:30PM and 7PM-8:30PM
Wednesday – 1PM-4:30PM
Thursday – 1PM-3PM and 6PM-9PM
Friday – CLOSED
Saturday – Open the second Saturday of each month 10AM-12PM – Special activity
Sunday - CLOSED

Email :



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




15 Palmer Street
Otter Lake (Québec)
J0X 2P0