Resource Management Act 1991
The noise control provisions of the Resource Management Act 1991 are designed to:
The Act points out that it is your duty, as an occupier of land, not to make noise that disturbs or annoys people by ensuring noise does not exceed a reasonable level.
Does the Act cover all types of noise?
No. There are other kinds of noise, which are specifically covered or controlled by other pieces of legislation.
Find out more about noise control below: