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Request for the Province to Rescind the Provincial Regulation Overriding Toronto’s Construction Noise By-Law

July 29, 2020

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July 18, 2019

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April 14, 2019

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 abilit...

April 3, 2019

THC comments: ECDC3.6 Noise bylaw Review – Proposed Amendments


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 g...

March 30, 2019

TNC comments: ECDC3.6 Noise bylaw Review – Proposed Amendments


The week given for review of the MLS report is insufficient given the complexity of the issues and the many changes proposed to the current bylaw and the lack of sufficient explanations for the changes, some totally new.

The proposed amendments must be tabled at this time...

March 27, 2019

April 3 Economic and Community Development Committee Meeting
City Hall, Committee Room 1

•    See the new report from Municipal Licensing & Standards at:

See the current Noise Bylaw here:


•    The meeting starts at 9.3...

March 20, 2019

make your voices heard
The Municipal Licensing and Services new report on a proposed new noise bylaw will be considered on Wednesday, April 3 at the Economic and Community Development Committee meeting. (Not the Licensing and Standards Committee/now called the General Government and Licensing Committee). The report will only be available a week bef...

March 19, 2019

Toronto Noise Coalition Report:


Facilitator's Reports:


Public Meeting 1 – Power Equipment Summary

North York Civic Centre Member’s Lounge, 5100 Yonge St

January 28, 2019, 6 :00 – 8:00 pm

Public Meeting 2 – Motor Vehicles Summary
Metro Hall Room 310, 55 Jo...

March 17, 2019

Reports on the 5 consultation sessions are now being finalised by the Facilitators and will be posted shortly. Please see a TNC General Overview:  Noise Bylaw Consultations –General Comments. (pdf)

January 16, 2019

Just Announced - Make our Voices Heard

The City of Toronto is reviewing the Noise Bylaw and wants to hear from you! The review aims to introduce updates that reflect our growing and vibrant city, while enhancing the noise standards that protect the residents of Toronto.

You are invited to attend. Please pass this information on to others who may be i...

David Bosworth, his wife and 10-year-old son have seen steadily increasing train traffic on the tracks in their Upper Beaches neighbourhood, and the noise has kept them from a peaceful night's sleep. Christopher Katsarov/The Globe and Mail

When the commuter trains pass by David Bosworth’s home in Toronto’s Upper Beaches, conversations abruptly stop...

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