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Riskboss Alert March 2020 The New City of Toronto Noise By-Law

Noise By-Law

Following several years of consultation with stakeholders, on October 1, 2019 the City of Toronto launched an updated Noise By-Law, the first major revision to this By-law in many decades (Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 591, Noise).

The new By-law dramatically changes the landscape for noise issues in Toronto. For decades there was a core qualitative and subjective element that was the predominant feature in the old By-law, but now this has been replaced with an overreaching quantitative and objective component. According to City officials the new By-law, “Brings clarity and consistency to the process.”

Read about the updated by-law and your requirements as a property manager, board member or condo resident.