The Environmental Noise Policy provides a framework and criteria for the assessment of noise impacts from and on development.


Neighbourhood Noise

The following information can assist residents in resolving and understanding neighbourhood noise issues. These include air conditioner noise, amplified sound equipment, pool pumps, intruder alarms, noise from vehicles and how to seek a noise abatement order

Council, the Police and the Local Court are able to deal with neighbourhood disputes that arise from noise nuisances using the Protection of the Environment Operations (Noise Control) Regulation 2017.

For more information regarding neighbourhood noise phone Council on 4654 7777.


Construction sites

Construction site operators, owner-builders and public authority developments must comply with noise-restriction regulations under the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997.

The hours for construction work are specified in the development consent. For information or enquiries about the approved hours of work for a specific construction project, phone Camden Council on 4654 7777.