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Sample noise abatement direction
This is an example of a noise abatement direction.
Mr Frank Melman4 Big StreetSUBURB 2000
15 December 20xx
NOISE ABATEMENT DIRECTION
Section 276 Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997
Premises: 4 Big Street, Suburb NSW
Inner Sydney Council is the Appropriate Regulatory Authority (ARA) pursuant to Section 276 of the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997, which reasonably suspects noise is being, or has at any time within the past 7 days been, emitted from the subject premises.
Direction to prevent offensive noise:
Council hereby directs Mr Frank Melman to cause the emission of the offensive noise from the subject premises to cease within 7 days of receipt of this direction.
This notice is issued under Section 276 of the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997. It is an offence against that Act not to comply with this notice, unless you have a reasonable excuse for not complying.
Penalty for not complying with this direction: