Noise Pollution

Industrial Noise Control

Boundary noise limits for factory premises

Types of affected premises Maximum permitted noise levels (reckoned as the equivalent noise level over the specified period) in decibels (dBA)
Day (7am-7pm)Evening (7pm-11pm)Night (11pm-7am)
Noise Sensitive Premises605550
Residential Premises656055
Commercial Premises706560

Types of affected premisesMaximum permitted noise levels (reckoned as the equivalent noise level over 5 minutes) in decibels (dBA)
Day (7am-7pm)Evening (7pm-11pm)Night (11pm-7am)
Noise Sensitive Premises656050
Residential Premises706560
Commercial Premises757065
 Factory Premises757065