City of Toronto invites residents to consultations on noise bylaw review

Posted on January 22, 2019

City of Toronto invites residents to consultations on noise bylaw review

The City of Toronto is inviting residents to public consultation sessions on the noise bylaw review. The review aims to introduce updates that reflect Toronto’s growth and vibrancy, while enhancing noise standards that protect residents.

At the public consultation sessions, staff will present and seek feedback on developing updates to the bylaw. Feedback will be used to recommend updates to the bylaw in a report going to Council in spring 2019.

There will be five public consultation sessions, each focusing on a particular area of the bylaw.

  • Power equipment (such as leaf and snow blowers, and restrictions on time of use)North York Civic Centre, Members’ Lounge, 5100 Yonge St.
  • Monday, January 28, 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Motor vehicles (such as vehicle noise on highways and private property)Metro Hall, Room 310, 55 John St.
  • Tuesday, January 29, 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Amplified sound (such as music from bars, and decibel limits)Scadding Court Community Centre, 707 Dundas St. W.
  • Wednesday, January 30, 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Construction noise (such as restrictions on time and noise management)Centre for Social Innovation Regent Park Lounge, 585 Dundas St. E.
  • Tuesday, February 5, 6 to 8 p.m.
  • General noise (such as playing instruments and residential noise)The Garage, 720 Bathurst St.
  • Wednesday, February 6, 6 to 8 p.m.

Feedback can also be emailed to mlsfeedback@toronto.ca.

Residents are encouraged to sign up for e-updates on the Noise Bylaw Review at http://bit.ly/2H1CL7v.

More information about the review is available at http://www.toronto.ca/noisebylawreview.

Toronto Police Services – Community Survey – available online until February 10, 2019

Posted on January 22, 2019

Community Survey

Open invitation to members of the community.

If you live or work within the geographic boundaries of 11 Division, as defined and served by the Toronto Police Service, I am requesting your assistance to complete a brief crime, disorder and public safety survey.

Your opinion is important to help us to better provide the policing services that you need.

The geographic boundaries of 11 Division are:
– (To the North) St. Clair Avenue West
– (To the South) Toronto shoreline
– (To the West) Humber River
– (To the East) Dufferin Street south to Queen St., West to Roncesvalles; South from Roncesvalles to the shoreline

It is a Goal for 11 Division and the Toronto Police Service to:

“Improve the quality of life within the community by reducing crime, disorder and enhancing public safety”.

The survey is designed to identify the crime, disorder and public safety issues that should be given special attention to improve the quality of life for the community that is served by members of 11 Division.

The issues listed on the survey are representative of typical crime, disorder and public safety problems experienced in many communities across the city. These issues experienced by themselves or collectively can have a negative impact on the quality of life in the community.

For your convenience, the survey will be available online until February 10, 2019.

Survey Link: http://www.torontopolice.on.ca/d11/

Thank you,

Heinz Kuck
District Superintendent
11 / 22 Division

January 2019
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