Draft noise action plans: consultation

The European Noise Directive (END) was adopted in 2004 and requires member states to bring about measures which are intended to avoid, prevent or reduce noise on a prioritised area basis.

Responsible Authorities

6 . The Scottish Government together with Transport Scotland have responsibility for the delivery of noise maps and noise action plans. The action planning functions relating to major transport systems out-with the agglomerations is the responsibility of Transport Scotland via the transportation working group. For airports, the airport operator is the competent authority for strategic noise maps and action plans, but a representative for the Airports sits on the steering group and can be involves in action plans for agglomerations if relevant.



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