AUC rules

Alberta Utilities Commission rules are documents setting out new or amended AUC requirements or processes to be implemented and followed by entities under the jurisdiction of the AUC.

​Rule 012: Noise Control


Rule 012: Noise Control

Effective date

July 4, 2017


​Rule 012 sets out requirements for noise control for facilities under the jurisdiction of the Commission. These include the permissible sound level to be met and the manner in which the permissible sound level is calculated. The filing of a noise impact assessment is required when applying to construct or alter a facility to show that the facility will meet the permissible sound level. The rule also provides an avenue for the submission of noise complaints relating to a facility and the process for addressing noise complaints.


Previous versions of this rule and related bulletins can be found in the consultations library. Sort by topic (Rule 012) and by document type to find the specific information you are looking for.


Noise complaint investigation forms (part 1 and part 2) 

Noise impact assessment summary form


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