Here’s how proposed bylaw changes could affect you
The noise bylaw amendments, which will be discussed at the Economic and Community Development Committee next week, come after a pandemic-delayed review mandated by the 2019 bylaw.
Concerts with the volume turned lower. A limit on how loud a car can be. A new way to complain about noisy waste collectors.
These are among the changes proposed to the city’s sweeping 2019 noise bylaw, a set of rules that seeks to balance the damage of excessive loud sounds and vibrations with realities and pleasures of city life. But some say the changes will have little practical effect, and lack adequate enforcement measures.
Loud noises keeping you up at night? Here’s how proposed bylaw changes could affect you – Toronto Star, January 4, 2024