Construction Noise Guidelines

Overview

Construction Noise Guidelines

photo of Neighborhood Under Construction The City of Rocklin has established a noise policy on all construction projects within or near residential areas:

  • No noise on WEEKDAYS before 7 a.m. or after 7 p.m.
  • No noise on WEEKENDS before 8 a.m. or after 7 p.m.

Failure to comply with these guidelines may result in an issuance of a Stop Work Order.

What are “noise generating activities?”

Operation of Heavy Equipment

  • Tractors 
  • Backhoes 
  • Graders 
  • Pile drivers 
  • Cranes 
  • Forklifts 
  • Dump Trucks 
  • Water trucks

Operation of Light Equipment

  • Jackhammers 
  • Vibratory Compactors 
  • Generators 
  • Augers

Use of Hand Tools

  • Hammers 
  • Power Saws 
  • Drills 
  • Nail/Staple Guns

Other Activities

  • Loud Radios 
  • Yelling 
  • Whistling