Noise Variance Notice for CBD

NEW ORLEANS—The City of New Orleans Health Department has issued a notice of noise variance to New Orleans residents in Central Business District for Thursday, Dec. 22, Thursday, Jan. 5, and Tuesday, Jan. 17.

A construction company will conduct a concrete pour that exceeds ambient noise levels between 4 a.m. and 7 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 22, Thursday, Jan. 5, and Tuesday, Jan. 17. The area is bounded by Julia Street, S. Rampart Street, O’Keefe Avenue, and Girod Street.

Residents are advised to be patient and should expect to hear construction-related noises outside of the normal hours outlined in the City’s noise ordinance.

Businesses or individuals without a proper permit are prohibited from exceeding ambient noise levels outside of the hours of 7 a.m. until 10 p.m. on weekdays and 8 a.m. until 10 p.m. on weekends.

The Health Department is the City agency responsible for enforcing the noise ordinance, issuing noise variance permits and facilitating communication between the permit requestors and the local community. Residents are encouraged to contact Woodward Design+Build, LLC with questions or concerns at (504) 388-1129.

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