Everyday noise from people, stereos, and more
City noise can sometimes be too much: really loud late night parties, or even kids just being kids.
The Noise Control Bylaw tries to balance most activities in a way that respects everyone's right to relative comfort, within reason.
|The bylaw covers noise from:
||But not from:
- Carpet-cleaning equipment within vehicles
- Lawn mowers and weed eaters
- Music stereos, TVs, radios, and instruments
- People shouting
- Pressure washers
- Children playing
- Church bells
- Heavy walking
- People moving furniture
- Slamming doors
- Wind chimes
Regulates noise or sound within the City of Vancouver.
If the City helps with your noise issue (see the table at left) and today is a:
- Weekday after 4:30pm
- Weekend anytime
- Holiday anytime
then contact the Vancouver Police Department at their non-emergency number. The Police assist with noise concerns, when resources are available.