Colac Otway Shire Council - Noise
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Noise

Prohibited Times
Environment Protection (Residential Noise) Regulations 1997

Prescribed Items

Group 1
A motor vehicle (except a vehicle moving in or out of premises), lawn mower or other grass cutting device and any equipment or appliance not falling within group 2 having an internal combustion engine.
Prohibited Times
Monday to Friday: before 7am and after 8pm.
Weekends and public holidays: before 9am and after 8pm.

Group 2
An electric power tool, chain or circular saw, gas or air compressor, pneumatic power tool, hammer and any other impacting tool or grinding equipment.
Prohibited Times
Monday to Friday: before 7am and after 8pm.
Weekends and public holidays: before 9am and after 8pm.

Group 3
A domestic air-conditioner, swimming pool pump, spa pump, domestic heating equipment (including central heating and hot water systems) and a domestic vacuum cleaner.
Prohibited Times
Monday to Friday: before 7am and after 10pm.
Weekends and public holidays: before 9am and after 10pm.

Group 4
A musical instrument and any electrical amplified sound reproducing equipment including
a stereo, radio, television and public address system.
Prohibited Times
Monday to Thursday: before 7am and after 10pm.
Friday: before 7am and after 11pm.
Saturday and public holidays: before 9am and after 11pm.
Sunday: before 9am and after 10pm.

Group 5
Any electric equipment or appliance not falling within Group 2, 3, 4, including electric gardening
equipment.
Prohibited Times
Monday to Friday: before 7am and after 8pm.
Weekends and public holidays: before 9am and after 8pm.

NOTE: The prohibited times apply when the noise can be heard from inside a habitable room of another residential premises.


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Date Printed: 1/09/2014
Colac Otway Shire Council  2014
Source: http://www.colacotway.vic.gov.au/

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