Wednesday, May 16, 2007

D.C. Noise Fact for the Day

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"It is the declared public policy of the District of Columbia that every person is entitled to ambient noise levels that are not detrimental to life to life, health, and enjoyment of his or her property. It is hereby declared that excessive or unnecessary noises within the District are a menace to the welfare and prosperity of the residents and businesses of the District. It is the declared public policy of the District to reduce the ambient noise level in the District to promote public health, safety, welfare, and the peace and quiet of the inhabitants of the District, and to facilitate the enjoyment of the natural attraction of the District."

[Title 20; District of Columbia Municipal Regulations; CHAPTER 27 NOISE CONTROL: 2700.1]

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