Bothered by unreasonable noise?

You can do something about it.

The City of Toronto is in the final stages of reviewing and updating the Noise Bylaw and you can voice your opinion in the next few days. Send a letter, or register to make a deputation at City Hall on January 11.

This is our best opportunity to influence the Noise Bylaws to make a better sounding Toronto! Please share with others who want a better sounding city. Share your lived experience with noise in your community in two ways, you can do one or the other, or both!

To send an email between January 4 and January 10:

Residents, organizations and businesses are encouraged to write about how noise impact them. It is easy to do. Choose from one of No More Noise Toronto’s sample letters (which you can edit).

The emails are designed to go to each member of the Economic and Community Development Committee, the Mayor, and if you add your postal code, it will also go to your Councillor.
We have created separate letters so that it is easier for you to share your story, our relationship to sound is very personal and unique. You can submit a noise complaint for Amplified Sound, Waste Collection Noise, Construction Noise, Motor Vehicle Noise, Power Devices and Leaf Blowers, Stationary Sources and Residential Air Conditioners, Unreasonable and Persistent Noise.
Feel free to submit one email for each noise issue you endure. You can customize your email – please add your noise story!

Want to write your own from scratch?

To make a deputation on January 11:

You can share your story in person (at City Hall) or online by registering to speak before 4:30 p.m. on January 10.

More information on making a deputation:

Join No More Noise TO on Tuesday, January 9 at 7 p.m. for an online prep meeting! Register for the meeting.

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