Ongoing problems with noise
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For recurring noise problems, call 09 301 0101 during working hours and ask to speak to a compliance noise specialist.
We can issue infringement notices for repeat offenders. These notices require the offenders to pay a fine for:
- not complying with an excessive noise direction notice
- not complying with an abatement notice for noise.
We can issue an abatement notice if there are ongoing issues with noise. This is an official letter asking the offender to reduce noise to a reasonable level.
We use sound level meters to take noise readings that can be measured against the levels allowed in the Auckland Council District Plan, before issuing an abatement notice.
The notice sets out timeframes for specific actions the offender has to take to comply.
|How do I know if noise is excessive or unreasonable?||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/licences-regulations/noise/Pages/excessive-or-unreasonable-noise.aspx||How do I know if noise is excessive or unreasonable?||Excessive noise is that under human control that affects the comfort of any person. We establish whether noise is unreasonable using a sound level meter.||aspx|
|How to prevent a noise complaint||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/licences-regulations/noise/Pages/prevent-noise-complaint.aspx||How to prevent a noise complaint||Things you can do to reduce noise and show consideration for your neighbours. To find out the noise levels permitted in your area, call 09 301 0101.||aspx|
|Western Springs noise monitoring results||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/licences-regulations/noise/Pages/western-springs-monitoring-results.aspx||Western Springs noise monitoring results||We monitor noise generated by speedway meetings and concerts regularly, when events take place. ||aspx|
|Complain about noise||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/licences-regulations/noise/Pages/complain-about-noise.aspx||Complain about noise||How to complain about noise and what happens once your complaint has been made.||aspx|
|Construction and maintenance noise||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/licences-regulations/noise/Pages/construction-and-maintenance-noise.aspx||Construction and maintenance noise||When and where construction, DIY and handyman noise is allowed.||aspx|