Noise Regulations

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While it is the nature of construction to be messy, noisy and paced to meet the pressure of deadlines and budgets, neighborhood sites generally require special consideration.

Common complaints often include radio noise, workers shouting, equipment noise - generators or the pounding of shoring beams, violation of allowed construction hours, delivery trucks, etc.

The Police Department enforces the City's Noise Ordinance (Title 5 - MBMC 5.48.060).

  1. Before or after regular Monday through Friday work hours, call the 24-hour Police Department dispatch line (310) 802-5159.
  2. 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday through Friday call the Residential Construction Officer (RCO) at (310) 802-5506.
  3. Or 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday through Friday you may also contact the Building Division at (310) 802-5503 or (310) 802-5505.