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Noise Control

  • Prohibits anyone from causing a variety of noises that disturb inhabitants
  • Exceptions are recognized for sounds and vibrations arising from emergency measures, agricultural activities and snow clearing and snow removal
  • Application may be made to Hearst Council for special exemptions
  • Other activities that generate noise, such as construction, deliveries, tools handling, screams, barking of domestic animals are forbidden in the residential zones:
    • Monday to Saturday from 23:00 hrs to 7:00 hrs next morning
    • Saturday 23:00 hrs to Sunday morning 9:00 hrs
  • Exceptions for church bells, fire alarms and other bells and alarms announcing danger. Radiodiffusion through a public address system is authorized only with authorization from the Town