Most people will undertake some form of DIY to repair or improve their home. While you may not be able to carry out DIY during the day due to work commitments, you may choose to work during the evening or at weekends.

Before carrying out any DIY, please consider how any noise may affect your neighbours.

Prevent noise from DIY becoming a nuisance

  • limit noisy DIY work to reasonable times of the day (not too early, not too late)
  • limit the duration of noisy work so that neighbours get a break
  • speak to your neighbours before starting work
  • if you like listening to music whilst doing DIY, please keep the volume down, especially if you are outside

Also see

Neighbourhood Enforcement Team

Community Safety Hub

West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA

Telephone: 01904 551555

Noise Patrol

Monday to Friday: 9.00am to 5.00pm Friday and Saturday: 9.00pm to 3.00am (answerphone outside these hours)

Telephone: 01904 551555