Noise Pollution Control
Municipal Noise Regulation Programs
The policy of the state is to promote an environment free from noise to the extent that it jeopardizes the health and welfare of the citizens of the State of Connecticut. The first point of contact for the resolution of local noise issues is your local government official. In some towns the local Department of Health can assist, while in others you will need to contact Town Hall to identify the appropriate official.
In accordance with Connecticut General Statutes Section 22a-73, DEEP reviews and approves municipal noise ordinances. For reference purposes, the following table sets out approved municipal noise ordinance text by town.
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Note: As of 1/21/2016 the Torrington Area Health District has repealed their noise ordinance. The ordinance covered the following towns: Bethlehem, Cornwall, Goshen, Harwinton, Kent, Litchfield, Morris, Norfolk, Plymouth, Salisbury, Thomaston, Torrington, Warren, Watertown, and Winchester.
Content last updated February 3, 2020