Australian Standard AS 2436-2010: Guide to Noise Control on Construction, Maintenance and Demolition Sites - Australian Capital Territory

Service summary

You must comply with this standard if you are involved in construction, maintenance or demolition of a building or structure. The standard provides information and establishes requirements for:

  • Hearing protection of persons on site;
  • Investigation and identification of noise sources;
  • Neighbourhood nuisance;
  • Measurement of sound;
  • Assessment and control of noise at source and its spread;
  • Estimation of noise from sites;
  • A-weighted levels of neighbourhood noise;
  • Sound levels from construction;
  • Maintenance and demolition plants;
  • Remedies and their effectiveness according to machine and source of noise; and
  • Use of acoustic screens and enclosures.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Environment and Planning Directorate

Act(s) name

Environment Protection Act 1997 (Australian Capital Territory)

Regulation(s) name

Environment Protection Regulations 2005 (Australian Capital Territory)

Contact details

Environment Protection Authority
Environment and Planning Directorate

Operating address:
Dame Pattie Menzies House
16 Challis Street
Australian Capital Territory 2602
Mailing address:
Canberra City, Australian Capital Territory 2601


02 62071923




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