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TitleMeasures to reduce the urban heat island effect in Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie
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LicencePlease note the adoption of the Open Government Licence - Canada supersedes any previous licences.
AuthorRichardson, G R A; Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Division
SourceAdapting to climate change: an introduction for Canadian municipalities; by Richardson, G R A ; Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Division; Climate Change Adaptation Program, Community Adaptation Case Studies Report 2014 p. 1-3 Open Access logo Open Access
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Year2014
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Documentserial
Lang.English
Mediapaper; on-line; digital
RelatedThis publication is a translation of Mesures visant la réduction de l'effet d'îlot de chaleur urbain dans Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie
File formatpdf
ProvinceQuebec
NTS31H/12
AreaRosemont-La Petite-Patrie
Lat/Long WENS -74.0000 -73.5000 45.7500 45.5000
Subjectsenvironmental geology; Government and Politics; Health and Safety; Nature and Environment; Science and Technology; Education and Training; climate effects; climate; planning; resource management; storms; models; energy conservation; health hazards; Climate change; Environmental hazards; Weather; Environmental adaptation; Planning; Integrated management; Weather forecasts; Weather warnings; Urban communities; Urban environment
Illustrationsphotographs; location maps
ProgramClimate Change Impacts and Adaptation
ProgramClimate Change Impacts and Adaptation, Climate Change Adaptation Program
Released2014 01 01; 2020 11 13
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
This case study describes 2011 revisions to the comprehensive zoning bylaw in Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie, Quebec, to include four regulatory measures aimed at tackling the urban heat island (UHI) effect. For example, owners must install a green roof or highly reflective roof on new or renovated buildings and large parking lots must include landscaped ground. The new bylaw and permit system presents an opportunity to educate the public and developers about the impacts of UHIs.
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