Noise Bylaw Exemptions
Purpose of Noise Bylaw Exemption
The Noise Bylaw Exemption allows construction projects to proceed outside of normal working days/hours under certain circumstances. The Exemption may be granted to construction projects by the General Manager if the project satisfies the following conditions (Refer to Bylaw 8856 Section 4.2.2);
- The volume of traffic in the area of the proposed construction is such as to cause danger to the workers on the job or to cause traffic congestion;
- The impact and inconvenience to residents in the area of the proposed construction can be minimized;
- The construction cannot be undertaken efficiently or safely during the normal working day; or
- Interruption of any during normal working day would cause any person undue hardship.
To apply for a Noise Bylaw Exemption, complete the following application. A minimum of three weeks' notice is required for this type of application to be processed.
All applicants must review Noise Regulation Bylaw 8856.
The following locations have been granted a Noise Bylaw Exemption:
|August 29-October 15, 2022||24 hours per day, 7 days per week||2011 Handley Avenue and 1060 Handley Avenue from September 2-12th, 1011 Catalina Crescent & park from September 15-October 2nd, 1331 Catalina Crescent from October 2-15th||Work will include operation of a temporary sanitary bypass system|
|September 22-October 28, 2022||24 hours per day, 7 days per week||11817 Dunford Road||Work will include use of a generator.|
|October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2022||6:00am-9:00pm||Richmond Centre Mall||Work will include large foundation raft slab concrete pours.|
|October 3-14, 2022||8:00pm-7:00am||Finn Road, No. 4 Road||Work will include use of work vehicles and two small generators.|
|October 11-14, 17-21, 24-28, 31-November 1, 2022||8:00pm-7:00am||Capstan Sky Train Station||Work will include platform steel and vierendeel truss erection using a crane.|
Contact Jaime Villaluz, Assistant Supervisor, Inspections, at Jaime.Villaluz@richmond.ca or 604-276-4014 for more information on exemptions to this Bylaw.