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


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 is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Environment Protection Act 1997 ACT

Regulation(s) name

Environment Protection Regulations 2005 ACT

Administering agency

Environment and Planning Directorate


Contact details

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Environment Protection Authority


Environment and Planning Directorate

Operating address: Dame Pattie Menzies House
16 Challis Street
Australian Capital Territory 2602
Mailing address: GPO BOX 158
Canberra City, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 132281
Phone: 02 62071923