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null Request for noise exemptions – Queen’s University

April 26, 2016 -

Orientation Week events

The Orientation Roundtable of the Alma Mater Society, Queen's University, on behalf of the Arts and Science Undergraduate Society Orientation Week, has applied for exemptions to the City of Kingston's Noise Control Bylaw for the following 2016 events:

A ‘Carnival' on Wednesday, Sept. 7 on Nixon Field, University Avenue at Stuart Street. It is proposed that sound testing be conducted between 7:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. and that the event will follow from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.

A ‘Frosh Night Out' on Thursday, Sept. 8 at Tindall Field, 160 Union St. It is proposed that sound testing be conducted between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. and that the event follow from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
A ‘Frosh Night In' on Thursday, Sept. 8 at Summerhill, near Arch Street and Stuart Street. It is proposed that sound testing be conducted between 7:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. and that the event follow from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.

A ‘Mystery Concert' on Friday, Sept. 9 in the Miller Hall parking lot behind Miller Hall, 36 Union St. It is proposed that sound testing be conducted between 12 p.m. and 7 p.m. and that the event follow from 7p.m. to 11 p.m.

An outdoor semi-formal on Saturday, Sept.10 located at the Agnes Benidickson Field, off 5th Field Company Lane, 43 University Ave. It is proposed that sound testing be conducted between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. and that the event follow from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.

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

Anyone wishing to object to these exemptions should deliver their concerns in writing or by email by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 6 to:

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

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

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

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