Equipment used on Residential Premises

Most equipment used on residential premises is classed as 'Specified Equipment'. Specified Equipment is defined under Section 14 of the Noise Regulations (the Regulations) as equipment that requires the presence of an operator for its normal use, including the following;

  • Power Tools
  • Whipper Snipper
  • Lawn Mower
  • Chainsaw
  • Angel Grinders
  • Blower Vacuums
  • Other equipment that may be used to maintain your property

Special Requirements for Specified Equipment:

  • Use is only permitted between 7am and 7pm Monday- Saturday and 9am-7pm Sundays and Public Holidays.
  • May not be used for more than 2 hours in any one day.

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Noise from Specified Equipment and Construction Sites

Making a Noise Complaint

It is recommended that you read the relevant information we have available on the noise in question. The Shire of Mundaring will require you to complete a Noise Complaint Form and record the necessary details. Information such as the nature of the complaint, duration and exact location of the noise source is required. The Shire will then investigate the matter further and determine whether the noise complies with the Environmental Protection (Noise) Regulations 1997 (the Regulations).

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Making a Noise Complaint

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