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Construction Ordinances - Noise, etc.

KGrotto

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Do any cities have a comprehensive ordinance that covers issues such as noise, hours of construction, parking, dust abatement, etc.? Our Council wants to develop an ordinance to ensure that construction does not negatively affect quality of life.
Thanks.
 

Repo Man

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This regulates the hours that construction can take place:

Construction or repair of buildings.
The erection (including excavation), demolition, alteration or repair of any building, as well as the operation of any pile driver, steam shovel, pneumatic hammer, derrick, steam or electric hoist, or any other similar equipment attended by loud or unusual noise, other than between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. on weekdays; provided, however, the Building Inspector shall have the authority, upon determining that the loss of inconvenience which would result to any party in interest would be extraordinary and of such nature as to warrant special consideration, to grant a permit for a period necessary within which time such work and operation may take place within the hours of 10:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.


Also, some erosion control requirements can be found here (too large to cut and paste):

http://www.glendale-wi.org/ordinances/title15.pdf

Page 44, Section 15.2
 

boiker

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jtfortin said:
This regulates the hours that construction can take place:

Construction or repair of buildings.
The erection (including excavation), demolition, alteration or repair of any building, as well as the operation of any pile driver, steam shovel, pneumatic hammer, derrick, steam or electric hoist, or any other similar equipment attended by loud or unusual noise, other than between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. on weekdays; provided, however, the Building Inspector shall have the authority, upon determining that the loss of inconvenience which would result to any party in interest would be extraordinary and of such nature as to warrant special consideration, to grant a permit for a period necessary within which time such work and operation may take place within the hours of 10:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.


Also, some erosion control requirements can be found here (too large to cut and paste):

http://www.glendale-wi.org/ordinances/title15.pdf

Page 44, Section 15.2
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Jeff

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And make sure you get them to clean the mud up off the street at the end of the day. Nothing irks me more when I get dirt all over my truck when driving past construction sites.
 
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