Construction Noise Regulation

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The City of Newport Beach Municipal Code 10.28.040 - Construction Activity -
Noise Regulations describes the regulations on construction activity and
noise allowed in the City. Below is a summary of the Municipal Code:

  • Weekdays - construction allowed 7:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturdays - construction allowed 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. with exception of projects located in the High Density Areas (See Map). For more information: Click Here
  • Sundays and Federal Holidays - no construction activity allowed
  • Exceptions: Emergency building construction authorized by the Building Director; emergency repair to City facilities; or maintenance, construction or repair authorized by the City Manager or Department Director.

Public Works Capital Improvement Projects hours of operation vary according to work locations. Normal operations fall between 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

During construction activities, surface runoff must be filtered or retained in basins to prevent material from entering into any catch basin or storm drain.  Contractors, and homeowners, shall comply with the Construction Runoff Guidance Manual.


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