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

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URGENT Noise Bylaw at City Council meeting April 16 and 17

Advise your Councillor! Email the Mayor and City Council Members See our TNC letter to the Mayor and Councillors (pdf) We are recommending that the report on the proposed new Bylaw (EC3.6) be deferred for two months to resolve outstanding issues. Our issues include: Retaining and enhancing the General Provision to ensure broad protection and ability to complain, in addition to specific regulations, For amplified sound, retaining ability to measure noise on a venue’s property line, replacing Leq with DBZ for relevant measurements, and For all vehicles, expand proposed provisions for motorcycles and reduce noise limits. And support the proposed requirement for exemptions and noise mitigation p

Watch for comments from TNC members here!

THC comments: ECDC3.6 Noise bylaw Review – Proposed Amendments GENERAL COMMENTS Survey information – 86% of people surveyed said they have no noise issues. This is so general to not be relevant, particularly in areas where people are affected by excessive noise such as from construction noise, amplified sound and leaf blowers. They complain or have given up complaining. These issues must be addressed. Continue reading the full documents here! (pdf)


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