Noise Bylaw Exemptions

Current Noise Bylaw Exemptions

The following locations have been granted a Noise Bylaw Exemption:

Date Hours Location Activity
Sep 5 to Dec 19 (Weekends Excluded) 8:00pm - 7:00am Capstan Station General Contractor Works
Nov 1 to Dec 1  24/7  Gilbert Road between Blundell Road and Steveston Highway Well Point Dewatering and Treatment Plant 
Nov 1 to Dec 1 24/7 Gilbert Road between Steveston Highway and Dyke Road Operation of Well Point and Submersible Pump Equipment Including Ground Water Treatment Plan
Nov 1 to Apr 30 24/7 6333 Mah Bing Street Sanitary Main Break Bypass
Nov 19 to Nov 24 6:30pm - 6:30am Viking Way between Bridgeport Road and Vulcan Way Milling and Paving 
Nov 25  8:00am - 10:00am Gilbert Road between Steveston Highway and Dyke Road General Construction Works
Nov 25  6:00am - 10:00am   3211 Carscallen Road Raft Slab Pour 
Nov 25  7:00am - 10:00am Steveston Highway between No. 3 Road and Shell Road Line Painting
Jan 18 10:00pm - 7:00am 10980 Mortfield Gate Inline Valve Replacement

For more information on exemptions to this Bylaw, contact:
Jaime Villaluz, Assistant Supervisor, Inspections
Phone: 604-276-4014

Apply for a Noise Bylaw Exemption

Three weeks' notice is required

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.

Noise Bylaw Exemption Application

All applicants must review Noise Regulation Bylaw 8856.

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.