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Airport Noise Regulations (PAS 437)
Airports are vital pieces of infrastructure that everyone wants, but nobody wants to live with. This report shows how noise overlays can help to address homeowner concerns about nearby airports.
Published by APA Planning Advisory Service, 1992
Format: Paperback, 16 pp.
Quick order code: P437
Airports are an important part of a region's economic base. Yet those who live near them must deal with the noise generated by airport operations. This report looks at how to use noise overlay districts to encourage land-use compatibility within an airport area. It reviews the federal guidelines for establishing noise overlay zones, defines terms used in discussions of airport-related noise problems, and presents models of a zoning ordinance, a subdivision ordinance, a building code, and an easement contract.