247.1. A municipality may see to the maintenance and repair of all or part of a mining road in its territory, in accordance with an authorization obtained from the Minister of Transport.
The authorization must identify the road or part of a road concerned and may set out conditions, in particular as regards the work permitted or the manner of carrying out the work or of providing for its financing. It may be revoked at any time, after a notice given to the municipality at least 30 days before the revocation takes effect.
The authorization and any revocation must be published in the Gazette officielle du Québec. They take effect on the day they are published.
A non-revoked authorization ceases to have effect on the day that is five years after its effective date.
For the purposes of exercising its power under the first paragraph, the municipality may enter into an agreement with any person on sharing the cost of the work or sharing the work itself.