Noise is classified as unwanted sound. This can be disruptive and cause someone to lose sleep, suffer health issues or experience emotional stress. Unreasonable noise can include:
In most cases, you can resolve noise issues with your neighbours with a polite and friendly conversation, phone call or text. They may not realise the noise is excessive and may be happy to take action – for example by turning down their music or moving stereo equipment inside.
If you are the one making noise, please consider any feedback from your neighbours to help maintain a friendly and enjoyable community atmosphere.
If you can’t resolve a noise issue with your neighbour, you can: