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.

Draft Noise Action Plans

8. Action Plans contain information and guidance relating to the process, in which environmental noise will be managed, in accordance with the Regulations. The Scottish Government recognises that environmental noise can be distressing and have an adverse effect on the populations' health and quality of life. Attitudes to noise is changing with people becoming less tolerant of environmental noise around them. Assessment and noise annoyance is a complex with different types of noise affected people in different ways.

This consultation seeks views on the draft Noise Action Plans

The consultation exercise will be held over a six week period commencing on 12th October 2019



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