Noise restrictions and complaints
Check the noise restrictions and guidelines to find out what about acceptable noise levels and when you can make a noise complaint. There are restrictions about the level of noise from barking dogs, building sites, air conditioners and other devices.
Check the list of noise complaints not handled by Council before making a complaint.
Find advice on acceptable noise levels, a guide to decibel levels for everyday situations, how to lodge a complaint for your neighbourhood and a list of noise complaints not handled by Brisbane City Council.
Guidelines for air conditioning system noise in residential areas, including a link to how to lodge a complaint.
Links for lodging a complaint for noise from amplifier devices in residential areas.
Animal noise guidelines, including information on barking dogs, noise limits and how to handle noise complaints.
Guidelines for noise in residential building site areas, including a link to how to lodge a complaint.
Noise regulations for power boat engine testing in residential areas, including information on how to reduce noise and lodging a complaint.
Information about how to reduce refrigeration equipment noise in residential areas, as well as guidelines and a link for how to lodge a complaint.
Nuisance guidelines for tools and maintenance work around the home, including ways to reduce noise and a link to how to lodge a complaint.
Noise limits for water tank pumps, pool pumps and spa blowers. Includes information about how to reduce noise and a link to how to lodge a complaint.