Commercial and industrial noise can impact local communities, especially when it disturbs people's sleep at night. You must make sure your business doesn't cause annoying, distracting or harmful noise.

Commercial and industrial noise includes noise from:

EPA gives guidance to help prevent noise pollution. We investigate noise complaints and set noise restrictions and regulations that businesses must follow.

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Reviewed 21 December 2021