Long Beach, CA
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File #: 06-1359    Version: Name: EC/HN - Noise Pollution & Abatement
Type: Agenda Item Status: Staff Review
File created: 12/14/2006 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/2/2009 Final action: 6/2/2009
Title: Recommendation to City Council to concur in recommendation of the Housing and Neighborhoods Committee related to amending the Noise Ordinance restricting hours of operation for certain construction equipment and for residential noise.
Sponsors: COUNCILMAN DEE ANDREWS, SIXTH DISTRICT, CHAIR, Housing and Neighborhoods Committee
Attachments: 1. 121906-R-32att, 2. 121906-R-32sr, 3. 112807.ec.att4, 4. 042208-R-30sr&att.pdf, 5. 042109.hn.att2.pdf, 6. 060209-R-31sr&att.pdf, 7. 060209-R-31-Handout J Burton.pdf, 8. 060209-R-31-Business cards speakers.pdf, 9. 060209-R-31-Handout M Donelon.pdf
Related files: 07-0235
TITLE
Recommendation to City Council to concur in recommendation of the Housing and Neighborhoods Committee related to amending the Noise Ordinance restricting hours of operation for certain construction equipment and for residential noise.
 
DISCUSSION
The Housing and Neighborhoods Committee, at its meeting held April 21,2009, considered communications relative to the above subject.
 
The following Amendments to the Noise Ordinance are recommended:
 
·      Amend the Ordinance to limit loud noise produced by heavy construction activities (i.e., pile drivers, jackhammers and pavement breakers) from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Saturday only, with any special exceptions granted per approval by the City's Noise Officer.
 
·      Amend the Ordinance related to residential noise emanating from the use of power tools to the following:
 
A. Monday - Friday:       7:00 am - 7:00 pm
 
B. Saturday - Sunday:      9:00 am - 6:00 pm
 
 
SUGGESTED ACTION
Approve recommendation.
 
Respectfully Submitted,
 
 
COUNCILMAN DEE ANDREWS, CHAIR
HOUSING AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE