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Section: Construction as continuation of heretofore existing laws

Statute: 13:1G-4

The department, in accordance with the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c. 410 (C. 52:14B-1 et seq.) shall, from time to time, adopt, amend, repeal and enforce reasonable codes, rules and regulations necessary to carry out the intent of this act. Such codes, rules and regulations may include, but shall not be limited to the following: a. Antidegradation provisions which restrain noisemakers from raising their noise output to the maximum allowable limit. b. Curfew provisions which prohibit particular noisemaking activities or operations during particular days or particular hours; c. Spill-over provisions which consider noise only to the extent that it spills over a property line; d. Zonal provisions which restrict particular noisemaking activities to specified areas; e. Accessory provisions which prohibit the use of machines or vehicles without noise quieting devices and materials such as mufflers, insulation or isolators; and f. License and permit provisions which limit or require compliance with performance standards as a condition to the installation or operation of machinery and equipment in the conduct of noise-making activities. L.1971, c. 418, s. 4, eff. Jan. 24, 1972.

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