Facilities – Rules
The AUC sought further feedback from stakeholders on possible changes to provisions of Rule 012: Noise Control to improve regulatory and adjudicative processes.
The first round of consultation was initiated with Bulletin 2022-08. The second round, stage 1 consultation, was initiated with Bulletin 2022-12.
In Bulletin 2023-01, the AUC initiated stage 2 of round 2 consultations and determined that the following topics required further consultation:
- Determination of suburban and urban permissible sound levels (“PSLs”);
- Definition of suburban and urban receptors;
- Milestone for establishing PSLs at new dwellings; and
- Tonality evaluation.
The AUC issued a comment matrix that included specific questions to help guide the discussion and requested feedback on the included topics and questions.