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A Planning Condition for Wind Turbines

McKenzie et al

UK Institute of Acoustics Bulletin Nov/Dec 2017

The UK Institute of Acoustics November/December 2017 Monthly Bulletin contains this article, contributed to by Andy McKenzie et al, presenting proposed wording for a planning condition on noise for wind farms, or individual wind turbines, which takes account of amplitude modulation within the noise charecter.

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MS Word Version of Proposed Planning Condition for Wind Turbine Noise

Dick Bowdler et al

Taken from UK Institute of Acoustics Bulletin Nov/Dec 2017

The UK Institute of Acoustics November/December 2017 Monthly Bulletin contains an article setting out the proposed wording in this MS Word document for a planning condition on noise for wind farms or individual wind turbines. The full article is provided on our web site in the entry above this one.

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ProPG: Planning and Noise

UK Institute of Acoustics

The Professional Practice Guidance on Planning & Noise (ProPG) represents the consolidated view of the UK Institute of Acoustics (IoA), the UK Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) and the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health on effects of noise on new residential development. It is essential reading for planners, developers and, of course, acoustics practitioners and aims to protect home dwellers from noise by putting good acoustic design at the heart of all new residential development.

Posted 2017 Link to Document(s)

Irish Wind Energy Guidelines Review

Department of ​Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government

The latest position on the review of the 2006 guidance on wind farm development in Ireland - including noise.

Posted 2017 Link to Document(s)