Industrial noise

The EPA sets noise limits in environment protection licences for industrial premises to maintain and encourage ecologically sustainable development while safeguarding human health and the environment.

By using research, the most effective technologies and techniques, and its powers under NSW legislation, the EPA

  • provides a consistent, transparent framework and process for setting noise limits in environment protection licences
  • guides industry on best practice measures to prevent and minimise noise
  • encourages and rewards innovative strategies to reduce noise pollution

The EPA manages industrial noise in NSW through

Find out more about the EPA’s powers to enforce noise controls.

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