If you live in Ballard, you’re no stranger to construction noise. Know your rights regarding quiet hours, sound levels, and more. Here are three “Go-To” web pages provided by the City of Seattle that you need to bookmark.
1. Seattle’s Construction Noise Code: Provide general guidelines for when a builder can be engaged in construction activities. Access Here: http://bit.ly/1g8Kq1l
2. Permit & Management Plans: These plans may provide special/ more restrictive noise control requirements for the builder. Please note, not all builders require one. Access Here: http://goo.gl/FhSFF3
3. Seattle Property Building & Activity Map: This is the BEST way to find out what’s happening in your neighborhood. The interactive map includes registered rentals, construction permits, and complaints. Access Here: http://goo.gl/O5pE4P
You can contact Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections online or via phone. Full resource available here: http://www.seattle.gov/dpd/toolsresources/sendusaquestion/default.htm