Report traffic noise from local roads to the local council. View a list of NSW councils
If you are seriously affected by road traffic noise from a main road, you can submit an application for the Roads and Maritime Services noise abatement program.
Noise from road maintenance
If the noise is from road construction and maintenance activities is:
- on local roads, report it to the local council
- on main roads, report it to Roads and Maritime Services on 13 22 13.
If this does not resolve the issue, contact the Environment Line.
By phone: 131 555
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Road noise policy
Road noise issues come under the NSW Road Noise Policy (PDF 1.36MB). It contains strategies to address the issue of traffic noise from new and existing roads , and developments that generate traffic. It aims to protect residents in quiet areas experiencing large increases in noise from road projects and guides strategies to minimise road traffic noise.