Noise control law to cover more areas

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 17 May, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 17 May, 2008, 12:00am
 

The government yesterday gazetted a change to the Noise Control Ordinance extending construction noise limits to more areas of the city. It said 280,000 residents would benefit. The ordinance requires a permit to be obtained if construction work with powered mechanical equipment is to take place between 7pm and 7am or on holidays. The change comes into force on January 1.

Share

 

Send to a friend

To forward this article using your default email client (e.g. Outlook), click here.

Enter multiple addresses separated by commas(,)

For unlimited access to:

SCMP.com SCMP Tablet Edition SCMP Mobile Edition 10-year news archive