Aircraft noise is exempt from the Environmental Protection Agency Act 1992.
The Air Pollution Monitoring & Noise Control Unit does not deal with complaints about traffic emissions. Public Transport emission queries are dealt with by An Gardaí Siochána, Wexford Garda Station, Mulgannon, Wexford 053-9165200.
Noise from roadworks
All road works must have a permit that is issued by the Roads and Traffic section of Wexford County Council. The times permitted vary depending on permit. Contact Roads and Traffic by email email@example.com or Customer Service Unit at 053-9196000.
Complaints in relation to excessive barking should be made to the District Court. Please go to the Dog Control page to make a complaint.
Noise from beer gardens/smoking areas
Complaints about noise from patrons in outdoor smoking areas or beer gardens are not dealt with by the Air Quality Monitoring & Noise Control Unit. A private action can be taken under Section 108 of the Environmental Protection Agency Act 1992.
Noise disturbance caused by individuals on a public thoroughfare
We do not deal with noise nuisance caused by individuals behaving in a loud or rowdy manner. When such instances occur on a public thoroughfare, a public order offence may be committed and should be dealt with by An Gardaí Síochána at your local Garda Station.