Neighbourhood Noise - HPS Guidance Note

Publication Date: 01 October 2007

The significance of noise pollution has be​en recognised for some time. Noise can disrupt hum​an activities and make the environment unpleasant for large numbers of people, both physically and psychologically.

This guidance note explains the present legislative position in regards to:

  • ​noise
  • construction site noise
  • noise abatement zones

Resource information

Health Protection Scotland
Publication type:
Guideline and Guidance


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