Motion To: WHEREAS staff is recommending no changes to permitted construction times; and WHEREAS the current by-law provides for general construction to occur between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m., daily Monday to Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sundays and statutory holidays; and WHEREAS additional provisions for infill construction, demolition and construction on small lots in residential communities, limit construction to the period from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on weekdays, and from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekends and statutory holidays recognizing the adverse impact of early morning Saturday construction noise in residential communities; WHEREAS a majority of respondents to the City’s on-line survey indicated a preference that construction hours be curtailed; WHEREAS should any construction project require for operational reasons additional construction hours beyond what is permitted by the noise by-laws, including an earlier start time on Saturday mornings, an exemption can be sought; WHEREAS the
Absent/RecusedR. Brockington (a)
J. Mitic (a)
Vote recorded from Community and Protective Services Committee on 2017-05-18 regarding agenda item NOISE BY-LAW REVIEW.