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File #: 19-26    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Passed
File created: 1/9/2019 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 1/15/2019 Final action: 1/15/2019
Title: Review of Current Regulations Pertaining to Noise PURPOSE: The Board of Aldermen is asked to receive a presentation on current regulations pertaining to noise and provide any necessary feedback or direction on possible changes and / or additional outreach efforts regarding the topic.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Noise Ordinance, 2. Attachment B - Supplementary Use Regulations Excerpt
TITLE: Title
Review of Current Regulations Pertaining to Noise
PURPOSE: The Board of Aldermen is asked to receive a presentation on current regulations pertaining to noise and provide any necessary feedback or direction on possible changes and / or additional outreach efforts regarding the topic.
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DEPARTMENT: Planning Department and Police Department

CONTACT INFORMATION: Marty Roupe, Development Review Administrator, 919-918-7333 & Walter Horton, Police Chief, 919-918-7408

INFORMATION: During the multiple public hearing meetings in Spring 2015 for the South Green project at 501 South Greensboro Street, potential noise associated with commercial developments near and adjacent to residential areas was discussed extensively. A condition resulted from the discussions and was attached to the Conditional Use Permit for the project. The condition sets parameters and time limits within which tenants must operate their businesses to mitigate potential negative noise impacts associated with the project. The condition reads as follows:

Condition #47:

That the owner and/or property manager will mitigate the nuisance impacts associated with all prospective South Green tenants. Nuisance impacts include but are not limited to, truck deliveries, idling engines, leaf blowing and mowing, and the emptying of trash and recycling containers. Mitigation efforts shall be tailored to fit each particular business as needed and will include, but not be limited to, controlling the location and hours of delivery. Deliveries shall occur between 7:30 am and 7:30 pm, leaf blowing and mowing shall occur between 9 am and 5 pm. Deliveries occurring outside of these hours shall load and unload internal to the site. Refuse disposal outside of enclosed buildings shall occur between 7:30 am and 10:00 pm, and not after 9:00 pm whenever possible. Furthermore, the property owner is required to present a written report to the Town every six months for the first two years of operation and an...

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