Noise & disturbance

Noise generated by ventilation machines and air conditioning units can be a serious concern for residents, and may be cause for complaint. Noise can affect people in a number of ways, and can vary from inconvenience to sleep disturbance.

To report a noise nuisance in Waverley, please complete the diary.

In responding to noise complaints, Council will consider the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 and its definition of “offensive noise” to determine if an activity is or has been carried out in an environmentally unsatisfactory way. 

More information

For more information, please contact the Customer Service Centre on 9083 8000, email info@waverley.nsw.gov.au or visit the NSW Environment website.