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Noise impact assessment

This is required if you are applying to build a new residential development which is adjacent to either:

  • an A road
  • a railway
  • a motorway
  • an area which generates noise

You are also required to do a noise impact assessment if your project will have an industrial use or if the building will include air conditioning or extraction units. 

Read more information in the National Planning Policy Framework 2019 (para 180, 182).