Noise Regulations

Construction creates noise, and to ensure that residents are able to enjoy some peace and rest, there are regulations in place outlining when construction activities are permitted.

Construction noise is permitted:

Monday–Friday, 7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Saturday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Construction noise is prohibited:

Sundays and holidays

Monday–Friday, before 7:30 a.m. or after 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, before 8 a.m. or after 5 p.m.

To file a noise complaint, call 604-925-7152 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.


Bylaw & Licensing Services

To file a complaint, please call between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.



Construction noise is prohibited on Sundays and holidays.

“Holiday” includes:

  • Sunday, Christmas Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday
  • Canada Day, Victoria Day, British Columbia Day, Labour Day, Remembrance Day, Family Day and New Year’s Day
  •  December 26
  • A day by the Parliament of Canada or by the Legislature, or appointed by proclamation of the Governor General or the Lieutenant Governor, to be observed as a day of general prayer or mourning, a day of public rejoicing or thanksgiving, a day for celebrating the birthday of the reigning Sovereign, or as a public holiday