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Public Notice - Request to extend Richardson Stadium Noise Exemption

April 3, 2018 -

Queen's University has had a noise exemption for Richardson Stadium since July 15, 2014 and has made application to extend their temporary exemption to Noise Control Bylaw 2004-52 Schedule "B" Activity 4 to permit the playing of amplified music during Queen's varsity sporting events at Richardson Stadium, to a maximum of 15 occurrences, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 9 p.m., Monday to Sunday including on statutory holidays between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019. Two of these 15 occurrences involve an evening Queen's Varsity football game, for which Queen's University is requesting that the exemption for amplified music be extended until 10:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 2 and Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018.

About the Noise Bylaw

The bylaw prohibits the playing of amplified music at all times in residential areas, if the music is audible to a person in a residence and it is unwanted by or disturbing to that person(s).

Anyone wishing to object or to comment regarding this application for an extension of a temporary noise exemption should deliver their concerns in writing or by email before 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 13, 2018 to:

City of Kingston
Greg McLean, licensing & enforcement
216 Ontario St.
Kingston, ON K7L 2Z3

Phone: 613-546-4291 ext. 1336
Fax: 613-546-8347
Email: gmclean@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 1, 2018.

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 Greg McLean, licensing and enforcement, 216 Ontario St., Kingston, Ontario, K7L 2Z3 or by emailing gmclean@cityofkingston.ca.