#Raleigh Piloting New Hospitality District to Address Downtown Noise Concerns. @globalsiteplans https://t.co/3Pcg9Ktmor

#Raleigh Piloting New Hospitality District to Address Downtown Noise Concerns. @globalsiteplans https://t.co/3Pcg9Ktmor

Under the new noise ordinance rules, amplified entertainment permit holders may play live or recorded music until 2AM on Friday and Saturday and until 11PM on other days. The city also has set new decibel levels for daytime and nighttime activities. Noise is limited to 60 decibels on Sunday through Thursday from 7AM to 11PM and Friday and Saturday between 7AM and 2PM. Nighttime noise will be limited to 55 decibels on Sunday through Thursday from 11PM to 7AM. The pilot program also creates a system for registering complaints that is available to the general public, encouraging more direct interaction between bar owners and residents to address noise complaints. The new and improved complaint process helps alleviate a burden once experienced by the complaint filer. In many cities, the procedure to file a late-night complaint entails a resident calling police and waiting for ...

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