Proactively planning construction noise management is going to save you potential problems further down the line on your projects, as well as instil confidence in project stakeholders. If noise complaints happen to arise, you could find yourself in a sticky situation with costly delays almost inevitably marring the completion of construction.Read more →
Like all other states dealing with modern society's ills, Florida struggles to balance the need for infrastructural and economic growth with individual rights to peaceful enjoyment of personal and real property. Noise from construction is a quality-of-life concern for many residents and business owners, and there are laws in place to protect their right to due peace and quiet.Read more →
Any contractor with a few years under their belt has experienced it: neighboring residents and businesses struggling to handle the nearby construction noise decide to issue formal noise complaints, delaying the project or outright ending the viability of its completion.
After-hour construction permits can be a saving grace when fighting against time to meet deadlines or when daytime activity or other restrictions make it difficult or impossible to undertake the project during daylight hours. However, there are numerous factors that make undertaking work at night much more difficult, including employment costs, red tape, and dreaded noise complaints.Read more →
The laws around noise pollution and noise limits are important in maintaining quality of life for everyone, although it becomes increasingly problematic in bigger cities like Austin. However, you may be surprised by what the law says in this Texan metropolis...Read more →
It takes a global pandemic to bring megacities like New York to a halt. While there are tremendous consequences for many people and businesses as a direct or indirect result of the COVID-19 virus and the enforced lockdown period, there is a silver lining to be acknowledged. Normally regarded as a painfully loud place, New York City – like so many other metropolitan centers around the world – is experiencing historically low noise levels. The closure of businesses, the cessation of most construction, and confinement of millions upon millions of people has drastically changed the sensory experience of city life.Read more →