Alberta Energy Regulator / Directive 038: Noise Control

Alberta Utilities Commission

British Columbia Utilities Commission / Work Safe BC

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

Manitoba Utilities Board

National Energy Board

Ontario Energy Board / Environmental Guidelines for the locations, construction and operation of hydrocarbon pipelines and facilities in Ontario

Ontario Ministry of the Environment – Noise Assessment Criteria in Land Use Planning: Requirements Proceedures and Implementation 

United States


United States Environmental Protection Agencysummary of the Noise Control Act

Federal Energy Regulatory CommissionSection 7 Regulations for NoiseGuidance Manual for Environmental Report Preparation (2002)

FERC Environmental Guidelines

Intermountain Oil and Gas BMP Project – Noise


Austin, Texas Noise Ordinance Houston, Texas Noise Ordinance Fort Worth, Texas Drilling Ordinance

Fort Worth Noise Ordinance Update (January 2012)


Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission – 800 Series Aesthetic and Noise Control Regulations Federal, State & County Regulatory Requirements Potentially Applicable to Oil shale and Tar Sands Development Projects (2012)

2012 Oil Shale & Tar Sands Programmatic EIS

Larimer County Noise Ordinance 97-03


State of California Noise Laws


Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Act 13 of 2012

Washington County Oil and Gas Well Drilling Ordinance

Peters Township Code of Ordinances

Peters Township Zoning – Section 600 I – Noise and Vibration

Lycoming County Zoning

Hartford Township Noise Ordinance

Susquehanna County Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance 2011

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resource Bureau of Forestry – Guidelines for Administering Oil and Gas Activity on State Forest Lands

New Mexico

Albuquerque, New Mexico Noise Permit Noise Control

Notice to Lessees and Operators of Onshore Federal and Indian Oil and Gas Leases Within the Jurisdiction of the New Mexico State Office


Arkansas House Bill 1399 – The Rural Good Neighbor Act

Arkansas Public Policy Panel – Model Oil and Gas Laws, Regulations and Ordinances


Arlington County Code Noise Control


Outside North America

New South Wales, Australia Industrial Noise Policy

Environment Protection Authority Victoria, Australia

Environmental Protection Act (1994), Queensland, Australia

Official Journal of the European Union, Noise at Work Directive 2003/10/EC

The Control of Noise at Work Regulations (2005), United Kingdom

Noise Control Ordinance, Hong Kong Environmental Protection Department