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Noise Exemptions

The Township of Scugog's Noise By-law regulates noise within the Township, including but not limited to: 

  • Construction noise – prohibited Monday through Saturday between the hours of 7 p.m. and 7 a.m., and all-day Sundays and Holidays 
  • Use of tools for domestic purposes including lawn maintenance - prohibited Monday through Saturday between the hours of 8 pm and 7 am, Sundays between 7 pm and 7 am, and all day on Holidays 
  • Playing any musical instrument or stereo - prohibited all days between the hours of 11 pm and 9 am 

If you're having an event that may create noise that doesn't follow our Noise By-law, you will need to apply for a noise exemption and include: 

  • The applicant's name, address, and telephone number. 
  • The legal description or municipal address of the source of the sound. 
  • In the instance an applicant is not the owner of the property from which the Noise/vibration will be emanating, 
  • signed consent from the owner will be required. 
  • The date, time, and location of the event or activity for which the exemption is sought and where applicable, the number of people expected to attend; 
  • A description of the source of the Noise and/or vibration in respect of which the exemption is being sought; 
  • The section of the By-Law from which exemption is being sought; 
  • The period of time for which exemption is being sought; 
  • The purpose and reasons why the exemption should be granted; 
  • The name, address and telephone number of at least one contact Person who will supervise the event or activity; 
  • $250 application fee 

The Township also requires you to notify in writing, all neighbours within a 600-meter radius of the location of the event (measured from property lines), advising them of the event and your exemption request.  Please include a copy of the letter sent and a list of addresses it was delivered to 

Applications must be received at least 60 days prior to the date of your event.  

Our by-law officers will contact you if they require more information once they receive your application.

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By-Law Department

181 Perry Street

P.O. Box 780

Port Perry, ON L9L1A7

905-985-7346 ext. 121 or 142 | F 905-985-9914 | Email By-law Department
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181 Perry Street
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