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Public Notice - Request for noise exemption

July 7, 2015 -

Queen's University Alma Mater Society

Queen's University Alma Mater Society has applied for an exemption to the City of Kingston's Noise Control Bylaw to permit amplified music for a Homecoming Festival to be held on Saturday, Oct. 24 to Sunday, Oct. 25, on Union Street between University Avenue and Division Street including the lands abutting the north and south sides, and on Fifth Field Company Lane.

It is proposed that sound testing be conducted between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. and that the event will follow from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.

The amplified noise associated with this event is not permitted at any time in residential areas, according to Section 4.2, under Schedule B of the City of Kingston's Noise Control Bylaw 2004-52.

Anyone wishing to object to this exemption should deliver their concerns in writing or by email by 4 p.m. on Friday, July 17 to:

City of Kingston
Kim Leonard, manager, licensing and enforcement
216 Ontario St.
Kingston, ON K7L 2Z3
Phone: 613-546-4291 ext. 3222
Fax: 613-542-1332
Email: kleonard@cityofkingston.ca

This matter will be considered during the regular council meeting at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 11.

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, licensing and  enforcement, 216 Ontario St., Kingston, ON, K7L 2Z3 or by emailing kleonard@cityofkingston.ca


Ministry of Transportation

The Ministry of Transportation (MTO) has made application for an exemption to Noise Control Bylaw 2004-52 Schedule "B" to permit rehabilitation of the docks at the Howe Island County Ferry located at the end of Howe Island Ferry Road. The applicant has requested that the exemption cover operations between the hours of 7 p.m. and 7 a.m.

The exemption period would commence on September 21, 2015 and would continue only when necessary from Monday to Sunday, excluding statutory holidays, until October 30, 2015 for a maximum of 24 nights. The current bylaw only permits this activity from Monday to Saturday between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. and excludes Sundays and statutory holidays.

Anyone wishing to object to this exemption should deliver their concerns in writing or by email before 4 p.m. on July 17, 2015 to:

City of Kingston
Kim Leonard, manager, licensing and enforcement
216 Ontario St.
Kingston, ON K7L 2Z3
Phone: 613-546-4291 ext. 3222
Fax: 613-542-1332
Email: kleonard@cityofkingston.ca

This matter will be considered during the regular council meeting at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 11.

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, licensing and enforcement, 216 Ontario St., Kingston, ON, K7L 2Z3 or by emailing kleonard@cityofkingston.ca