Business, industry and planning guidance

Noise – guidance for business


This section provides noise guidelines for:

  • commercial construction sites and large residential and mixed-use developments
  • land development
  • residential construction and renovation for builders and home owners
  • road works and major infrastructure projects.

The State Environment Protection Policy (Control of Noise from Commerce, Industry and Trade) No. N-1 sets limits for noise from industry in the Melbourne metropolitan area.  Maps are available of the areas covered by the SEPP N-1, NIRV.

Page last updated on 18 Feb 2020