In support of the community and local economy, all retail establishments are exempt from the regulations of the City of Ottawa’s Noise By-law pertaining to deliveries until further notice. This means that deliveries can take place at any time of day to ensure store shelves are stocked with essential goods.
Construction noise regulations have not changed. It is a violation for construction sites or heavy equipment to operate in any structure, highway or building:
- Monday-Saturday: Between 10 pm and 7 am
- Sundays and holidays: Between 10 pm and 9 am
Further limits are placed on the demolition and construction of buildings in established residential neighbourhoods. Infill construction is not permitted:
- Weekdays: Between 8 pm and 7 am
- Weekends and holidays: Between 7 pm and 9 am