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The Environmental Noise (England) Regulations 2006

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 GENERAL

    1. 1.Citation, commencement, extent and application

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Identification of noise sources

  3. PART 2 STRATEGIC NOISE MAPS

    1. CHAPTER 1 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR STRATEGIC NOISE MAPS

      1. 4.Strategic noise maps: general requirements

    2. CHAPTER 2 STRATEGIC NOISE MAPS – NOISE SOURCES OTHER THAN NON-DESIGNATED AIRPORTS

      1. 5.Application

      2. 6.Competent Authority

      3. 7.Duty to make, review and revise strategic noise maps

    3. CHAPTER 3 STRATEGIC NOISE MAPS – NON-DESIGNATED AIRPORTS

      1. 8.Application

      2. 9.Interpretation

      3. 10.Competent Authority

      4. 11.Duty to make, review and revise strategic noise maps: non-designated major airports

      5. 12.Duty to make, review and revise strategic noise maps: non-designated other airports

  4. PART 3 QUIET AREAS

    1. 13.Identification of quiet areas

  5. PART 4 ACTION PLANS

    1. CHAPTER 1 GENERAL

      1. 14.Duty to publish criteria or limit values and a consolidated noise map

      2. 15.Action plans: general requirements

    2. CHAPTER 2 ACTION PLANS – NOISE SOURCES OTHER THAN AIRPORTS

      1. 16.Competent Authority

      2. 17.Duty to draw up, review and revise action plans

    3. CHAPTER 3 ACTION PLANS – AIRPORTS

      1. 18.Competent authority

      2. 19.Duty to draw up, review and revise action plans

    4. CHAPTER 4 ACTION PLANS - PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

      1. 20.Public participation

    5. CHAPTER 5 IMPLEMENTATION OF ACTION PLANS

      1. 21.Implementation of action plans

  6. PART 5 COOPERATION WITH EXTERNAL COMPETENT AUTHORITIES

    1. 22.Cooperation with external competent authorities

  7. PART 6 ADOPTION OF STRATEGIC NOISE MAPS AND ACTION PLANS

    1. 23.Adoption of strategic noise maps

    2. 24.Adoption of action plans

  8. PART 7 POWERS OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE IN RELATION TO THE FUNCTIONS OF OTHER COMPETENT AUTHORITIES

    1. 25.Application

    2. 26.Powers

    3. 27.Recovery of expenses

    4. 28.Relevant competent authority

  9. PART 8 INFORMATION TO THE PUBLIC AND GUIDANCE

    1. 29.Availability of strategic noise maps, consolidated noise map and action plans

    2. 30.Guidance

  10. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR STRATEGIC NOISE MAPPING

      1. 1.Interpretation

      2. 2.General requirements for strategic noise maps

      3. 3.Requirements for strategic noise maps for agglomerations

      4. 4.Requirements for strategic noise maps for major roads, major railways and major airports

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      ASSESSMENT METHODS FOR THE NOISE INDICATORS

      1. 1.Introduction

      2. 2.Assessment method for road traffic noise indicators

      3. 3.Assessment method for railway noise indicators

      4. 4.Assessment methods for aircraft noise indicators

      5. 5.Assessment methods for industrial noise indicators and port noise indicators

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      SUPPLEMENTARY NOISE INDICATORS

      1. 1.Interpretation

      2. 2.Road Traffic Noise

      3. 3.Railway Noise

      4. 4.Aircraft Noise

      5. 5.Industrial Noise and Port Noise

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR ACTION PLANS

      1. 1.General

  11. Explanatory Note

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