Make a noise complaint
The City of Perth's environmental health officers are authorised under the Environmental Protection Act 1986 to investigate noise pollution.
If you are experiencing a noise disturbance please first speak to the person or business causing the noise, ensuring that you don’t compromise your own personal safety. Try to speak to them as soon as the problem arises, expressing your case honestly and respectfully. In many instances, people are unaware they are causing a problem and will quickly remedy the situation.
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When reporting a noise disturbance, you need the following information:
City of Perth may investigate the following noise complaints:
The City of Perth does not investigate anonymous noise complaints or minor, one-off noise disturbances such as party noise, waste collection, construction noise or mechanical equipment. For party noise or antisocial behaviour issues please contact the police.
How can I make a noise complaint?
Noise complaints can be lodged with the City of Perth:
Any time online via the following:
or email: email@example.com
Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm (closed public holidays)
Customer Service Centre
Ground Floor, Council House
27 St Georges Terrace
Perth WA 6000
Download and complete the Noise Complaint form and send it to:
Chief Executive Office
City of Perth
GPO Box C120
Perth WA 6839
or email the completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org,au.
The City of Perth does not investigate anonymous complaints.
Noise complaints are not considered an emergency. As such the City is not able to investigate during non-business hours.
Where do I lodge a noise complaint that isn't listed above?
Police: 131 444
To report the following noise disturbances:
- intruder alarms
- party noise
- antisocial behaviour
- vehicle noise (e.g. noisy trucks, motorbikes).
New MetroRail: 1800 110 075
- Railway passenger train
Department of Planning and Infrastructure: (08) 9216 8999
- Boat noise
- Noise within a workplace: 1800 307 877