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Public Notice - Request for an extension to a temporary noise exemption

March 24, 2015 -

Queen's University has had a noise exemption since July 15, 2014 and has made application to extend its temporary exemption to Noise Control Bylaw 2004-52 schedule "A" section 7 and schedule "B" activity 4 to permit noise from whistles and the operation of any device or group of connected devices intended for the production, reproduction, or amplification of voices or sounds at their West Campus grass and turf sports fields located at the corner of Sir John A. Macdonald Boulevard and Johnson Street between the hours of 9 a.m. and 9 p.m., Monday to Sunday and on statutory holidays. Queen's University is requesting that the proposed extension cover the period between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2016 and that it only apply to sports whistles, and that the amplification of sound only apply for game-related announcements and the national anthem to a maximum of 93 occurrences.

Queen's University has also had a noise exemption since July 15, 2014 and has made application to extend their temporary exemption to Noise Control Bylaw 2004-52 schedule "A" section 7 and schedule "B" activity 4 to permit noise from whistles and the operation of any device or group of connected devices intended for the production, reproduction, or amplification of voices or sounds at Richardson Stadium between the hours of 9 a.m. and 9 p.m., Monday to Sunday and on statutory holidays. Queen's University is requesting that the proposed extension cover the period between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2016 and that it only apply to sports whistles, and that the amplification of sound only apply for game announcements, music, and the national anthem to a maximum of 15 occurrences.

The current bylaw prohibits the use of whistles and the operation of any device or group of connected devices intended for the production, reproduction, or amplification of voices or sounds at all times.

Anyone wishing to object or to comment regarding this temporary exemption should deliver their concerns in writing or by email before 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 9 to:

City of Kingston
Kim Leonard, Manager, Licensing & Enforcement
216 Ontario St.
Kingston, ON K7L 2Z3

Phone: 613-546-4291 ext. 3222
Fax: 613-542-1332
Email: kleonard@cityofkingston.ca
Located at: 216 Ontario St.

This matter will be considered during the regular council meeting that commences at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19.

Notice of collection: Personal Information collected is pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (and all other applicable privacy provincial and federal legislation). Such legislation is reviewed and applied for the collection, use, disclosure and destruction of the information. The personal information collected as a result of this public notice will be used to assist in making a decision on this matter. All names, addresses, opinions and comments collected will be made available for public disclosure. Questions regarding this collection should be forwarded to Kim Leonard, manager of licensing and enforcement, 216 Ontario S., Kingston, ON, K7L 2Z3 or by e-mailing kleonard@cityofkingston.ca.