Rules and Regulations
Noise and Traffic
In order to ensure peace and quiet and a good quality of life for all
residents, a few rules for civic-mindedness, in relation to noise and traffic,
may be found below:
It is prohibited to disturb the peace—through excessive noise—of the people
occupying a residential building.
Disturbing the peace in a public place (street, lane, sidewalk, public
square, wooded area, park or green space), by making noise, shouting, using
offensive language, fighting or through intoxication, etc., is not permitted.
Moreover, it is forbidden to use firecrackers, torpedoes, Roman candles, bottle
rockets or other pyrotechnics, except for fireworks authorized by Borough
In order to find out the hours when public places are open, please phone
Noise caused by traffic
At all times of day, heavy (truck) traffic is allowed on main streets and
secondary roads for local delivery purposes. However, it is prohibited to load
or unload the contents of such trucks before 7 a.m. on weekdays or before 9 a.m.
It is also forbidden to make noise with your vehicle, whether by means of a
defective muffler, screeching tires, an alarm, an amplifier or any other device
inside that produces noise that can be heard on public property.
Noise caused by work
It is prohibited to carry out, or to have carried out, or to allow that
construction work, modifications, repairs or the demolition of a structure be
carried out in such a way as to disturb the peace and quiet of the occupants in
the adjacent buildings, between 9 p.m.
and 7 a.m., Monday to
Friday, and between 5 p.m. and 8 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
It is prohibited to operate, allow anyone to operate or to leave in
operation, a mechanical shovel, a piece of machinery or any other motorized
vehicle, including starting or warming up the motor and operating all noisy
tools in such a way as to disturb the peace and quiet of the occupants of the
adjacent buildings, between 9 p.m. and 7 a.m., Monday to Friday, and
from 5 p.m. to 8 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday.