Commercial Noise

Commercial businesses and operations can create unwanted noise during business hours, and after hours.

Council controls the amount of noise disruption a business can cause to the community by placing conditions within their consent.  These conditions of consent are enforceable under:

Noise created by anti-social behavior

When it comes to noise created by anti-social behavior, direct your complaint to the NSW Police on 131 444.

There are time restrictions for using noisy equipment at residential premises where they can be heard in the living area of neighbouring properties.

Noise source

Time restrictions 

Power tools

Swimming pool pumps

Lawn mowers

Leaf blowers

Chain saws

8pmto 7am Monday to Saturday.

8pm to 8am Sundays and public holidays.

Air-conditioners

Hot water heaters

10pm until 7am Monday to Friday.

10pm until 8am Saturday, Sunday and public holidays.

Motor vehicles, except when entering or leaving premises

8pm to 7am Monday to Friday.

8pm to 8am Saturday, Sunday and public holidays.

Refrigeration units fitted to motor vehicles

8pm to 7am Monday to Friday.

8pm to 8am Saturday, Sunday and public holidays.