Planning Commission recommends Noise Element amendment
Last updated 9/8/2006 at Noon
An amendment to the county’s Noise Element was recommended for approval by the county’s Planning Commission August 25.
The recommendation will be sent to the Board of Supervisors, who must approve any general plan amendments including amendments to elements of the plan. The amendments do not change the interior or exterior noise limits but clarify standards for noise-sensitive land uses.
“It identifies the noise-sensitive areas that need to comply,” said Department of Planning and Land Use planning manager Joe Farace.
Under the current Noise Element, wherever possible noise-sensi...