Radio and stereo music is required to comply with the table of assigned levels set out in the Environmental Protection (Noise) Regulations 1997 at all times. As a general indication, if the music is clearly audible at the boundary line of your property it is likely that you will be breaching the Regulations.
The playing of a musical instrument on residential premises is allowed to exceed the permitted sound levels, providing the instrument is played in a reasonable manner and for no more than one hour per day between the hours of:
- 7am and 7pm - Monday to Saturday
- 9am and 7pm - Sunday and Public holidays.