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Noise By-law - Municipal Code - Chapter 1055

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The Noise By-law (Chapter 1055 of the Town of Richmond Hill's Municipal Code) provides for the times that certain noises may not be emitted.

General Prohibitions

MowerOperation of Tools for Domestic Purposes
  • The operation of any tool for domestic purposes, including lawn mowers, leaf blowers or any other device used for landscaping is limited to the hours of 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on any day of the week.
  • The operation of any equipment in connection with construction is limited to the hours of 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday to Saturday.
  • The operation of any construction equipment is prohibited on Sundays and Statutory Holidays. 

    If you have a noise complaint, please contact the Town's By-law Enforcement Division at 905-771-0198. If your complaint is outside of Town office hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) then it is recommended that you contact York Regional Police at 1-866-8POLICE(76-5423).

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