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The State of New York does not have regulations that set community noise exposure criteria.

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Regulations 6NYCRR implement the provisions of the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQR).  These regulations have established policy and guidance for comprehensive environmental impact assessment.  The program policy for assessing and mitigating noise impacts are contained in DEP-00-1.

These
regulations do not include specific noise impact criteria but constitute guidance on impact assessment procedures. 



NY DEP-00-1



Individual communities can also establish noise regulations through community by-laws and
some local communities have additional noise regulations.  Inquire at the local town hall, the clerk or manager's office, to see if local noise regulations exist.




 The material presented herein is intended for informational purposes only. Regulations continually evolve and are subject to change.  We do not warranty this information and remind any users of this information to research the current validity and applicability.