Noise Bylaw Exemptions


Current Noise Bylaw Exemptions

The following locations have been granted a Noise Bylaw Exemption:

Date Hours Location Activity
Nov 1 to July 31 24/7 6333 Mah Bing Street Sanitary Main Break Bypass
Apr 8 to May 24  8:00pm to 7:00am Capstan Station General and Canada Line Works
Apr 22 to May 31  24/7  Gilbert Road at Gilhurst Road Water Treatment Plant Location
May 1 to June 1  24/7 Gilbert Road beween Blundell Road and Steveston Highway  Well Point Dewatering and Treatment Plant Operation
May 1 to June 1 24/7 Gilbert Road between Steveston Highway and Dyke Road Operation of Well Point and Submersible Pump Equipment Including a Ground Water Treatment Plan and Overnight Refuelling Operations for Large Equipment and Generators
May 4, 11, 18 and 25 8:00am to 10:00am  Gilbert Road between Steveston Highway and Dyke Road  General Construction Works 
May 21 2:00am to 7:00am Steveston Highway at Gilbert Road Traffic Control / Single Lane Alternating Traffic 
May 21 to Jun 21  24/7 Gilbert Road at Gilhurst Gate Water Treatment Tank Operation
May 21 to Sep 30 24/7 6333 - 6399 Mah Bing Street Dewatering and Treatment Plant Operation 
May 25  8:00am to 10:00am No. 3 Road at Lansdowne Road Large Concrete Pour 
May 28 to May 31  10:00pm to 6:00am Cambie Road Overpass Repair Works
Jun 1 to Jul 1  24/7 Gilbert Road between Blundell Road and Steveston Highway Well Point Dewatering and Treatment Plant Operation
June 24 to June 26 10:00pm to 6:00am Cambie Road Overpass Repair Works 

For more information on exemptions to this Bylaw, contact:
Jaime Villaluz, Assistant Supervisor, Inspections
Email: Jaime.Villaluz@richmond.ca
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.