The Toronto Noise Coalition (TNC) is advocating for effective, enforceable noise management.

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Noise Bylaw Public Meeting Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 6:30 PM 8:30 PM

The City is about to change the Noise Bylaw — and not in our favour. It proposes to allow noise inside our homes from an outside source (amplified music, construction, clubs , etc.) at 85 dBA from 7 am to 11 pm. That is equal to a snow blower running all day in your home. (New York City’s dBA limit for homes is 42 dBA.) To make matters worse, residents can only contest excessive noise by having an inspector from Municipal Licences and Standards (MLS) visit their homes to measure the sound levels. The MLS’s few noise inspectors failed to monitor outdoor noise levels in the past, so how could this new system work for us? York Quay Neighbourhood Association (YQNA) studied the proposed changes


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