Noise Regulation Bylaw

Updated July 4, 2017

New Hours

Under the District of Squamish Noise Regulation Bylaw No. 2312, 2014, it is an offence for Construction Noise to be made from construction activity;

  • Weekdays: before 7 a.m. or after 8 p.m.
  • Saturday: before 8 a.m. or after 7 p.m.
  • Sunday and statutory holidays: before 10 a.m. or after 4 p.m.

“Construction Noise” means any noise, sound or vibration made on or associated with a construction site, including on one’s own property:

  • in carrying on work in connection with the construction, reconstruction, alteration, repair, or demolition of any building structure or thing;
  • in carrying on any excavation, filling or other operation; or
  • in moving, or operating any machine, engine or equipment;

Temporary Noise Exemption Permit

A Temporary Noise Exemption Permit may be obtained for those construction activities that are exceptionally noisy or for construction activity that must extend beyond the allowable hours because of exigent circumstances

  • If planning any activities outside of these hours, you must apply for a Noise Exemption Permit (approval is not guaranteed).
  • Permit fees apply. 

Please ensure all trades are in compliance with the Noise Bylaw.  

Construction work which does not generate noise is allowed outside of these hours.