Consultation for Rule 012 - Noise control


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​​​Consultation for Rule 012 - Noise Control

Status: Complete

Last updated: March 5, 2021

Contact: Joan Yu or 403-592-4380.

​March 5, 2021

The AUC released an announcement to inform stakehold​ers changes to Rule 007​Applications for Power Plants, Substations, Transmission Lines, Industrial System Designations, Hydro Developments and Gas Utility Pipelines​ (effective September 1, 2021) have necessitated one change to Rule 012​: Noise Control, to have a consistent definition of the terms “application deemed complete."​


February 6, 2020

The AUC approved amendments to Rule 012 on February 3, 2020, which are effective on March 2, 2020. The amendments address an inconsistency in how the phrase "pristine area" is used in Rule 012. The amendments were announced in Bulletin 2020-04



Rule012Rule 012 effective March 5, 2021Alberta Utilities Commission2021/03/05Rule (current)2021
2020-03-02-Rule012Rule 012 effective March 2, 2020Alberta Utilities Commission2020/03/02Rule (issued)2020
2020-02-06-Rule012-BlacklineFebruary 2020 amendments to Rule 012 (blacklined)Alberta Utilities Commission2020/02/06Rule (blacklined)2020
2019-Rule012-WorkshopPresentation2019-Rule012-WorkshopPresentationAlberta Utilities Commission2019/07/26other2019
Bulletin 2019-06Workshop on changes to AUC Rule 012: Noise ControlAlberta Utilities Commission2019/06/10Bulletin2019
2019-04-16-Rule012-ChangesMatrix of Rule 012 changes made in rule effective Aug. 1, 2019Alberta Utilities Commission2019/04/26other2019
2019-04-16-Rule012-BlacklineRule 012 effective August 1, 2019 - blacklined versionAlberta Utilities Commission2019/04/26Rule (blacklined)2019
Bulletin 2019-05Changes to AUC Rule 012: Noise Control Alberta Utilities Commission2019/04/26Bulletin2019
2019-02-18-Rule012-StakeholderComments-ResponsesAUC responses to stakeholder comments regarding Rule 012Alberta Utilities Commission2019/04/26Comments (responses)2019
2019-04-16-Rule012Rule 012 effective August 1, 2019Alberta Utilities Commission2019/04/16Rule (issued)2019
Bulletin 2018-19Changes to AUC Rule 012: Noise ControlAlberta Utilities Commission2018/12/19Bulletin2018
2018-12-11-Rule012-BlacklineDecember 2018 amendments to Rule 012 (blacklined)Alberta Utilities Commission2018/12/19Rule (blacklined)2018
2018-12-17-Rule012-ProposedChangesAUC proposed changes and comment tableAlberta Utilities Commission2018/12/19Comments (responses)2018
2018-12-18-Rule012-StakeholderComments-ResponsesAUC responses to stakeholder comments regarding Rule 012Alberta Utilities Commission2018/12/19Comments (responses)2018
2018-08-20-Rule012-MeetingSummaryAugust 20, 2018 meeting summaryAlberta Utilities Commission2018/08/20Meeting summary or notes2018
Bulletin 2018-10AUC Rule 012: Noise Control consultation meeting on noise issuesAlberta Utilities Commission2018/06/28Bulletin2018
2018-01-31-Rule012-Stakeholder-CommentsStakeholder comments regarding Rule 012 in response to Bulletin 2017-10Various stakeholders2018/01/31Comments (stakeholder)2018
Bulletin 2017-11AUC Rule 012: Noise Control – Consultation on noise issuesAlberta Utilities Commission2017/12/13Bulletin2017
2017-07-04-Rule012Rule 012 effective July 4, 2017 to July 31, 2019Alberta Utilities Commission2017/07/04Rule (issued)2017
2017-06-21-Rule012-BlacklineJune 2017 draft version of Rule 012Alberta Utilities Commission2017/06/21Rule (blacklined)2017
2013-10-16-Rule012-AUC_letterNortheast Capital Industrial Association letterAlberta Utilities Commission2013/10/16other2013
2013-09-16-Rule012-AUC_letterNortheast Capital Industrial Association letterAlberta Utilities Commission2013/09/16other2013
2013-03-19-Rule012Rule 012 effective April 1, 2013 to July 3, 2019Alberta Utilities Commission2013/03/19Rule (issued)2013
2013-03-19-Rule012-StakeholderCommentMatrixStakeholder comment matrixAlberta Utilities Commission2013/03/19Comments (template)2013
Bulletin 2013-10Rule 012: Noise ControlAlberta Utilities Commission2013/03/19Bulletin2013
2012-12-20-Rule012-Comment_matrixAUC proposed changes comment tableAlberta Utilities Commission2012/12/20Comments (template)2012
2012-12-20-Rule012-draftDecember 2012 draft version of Rule 012 - proposed changes highlightedAlberta Utilities Commission2012/12/20Rule (draft)2012
Bulletin 2012-19Stakeholder consultation on wind noise masking in AUC Rule 012: Noise ControlAlberta Utilities Commission2012/12/20Bulletin2012
2012-04-01-Rule012Rule 012 effective April 1, 2012 to March 31, 2013Alberta Utilities Commission2012/04/01Rule (issued)2012
Bulletin 2012-02Rule 012 - Noise controlAlberta Utilities Commission2012/03/09Bulletin2012
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