Questions tagged [noise]

Laws and customs pertaining to excessive auditory noise. May involve noise ordinances or "quiet enjoyment" laws.

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What code determines how much noise is dangerous to people?

This question pertains to NYC, but answers about how other jurisdictions define noise pollution could aid precedent or tracking down the appropriate office in New York. Noise pollution in the city is ...
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question about abusive landlord

I recently got suckered into signing a lease on a room. I thought the place looked OK when I checked it out, and it was in a good area. The rent is $1,000/month and I put down a $100 deposit. The ...
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Are there legal remedies to noise from thin walls?

I rent a second-floor bedroom. The landlord's family lives on the third floor. The ceiling is not very soundproof: If they are walking around the sound of footsteps is loud enough to prevent me from ...
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Ongoing noise issues from business beside home

I live in a house behind a bar. There is an alley that separates the buildings. The bar rarely has guests inside, but from what I can tell the employees, owner and their friends hang out in the back a ...
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Large vehicle reversing at midnight, waking people up

Right next to where I live in the Boston area; every few days there is someone that parks and reverses their large van just outside my apartment at around midnight; with a very loud reversing sound. ...