Noise issues arise in medium density living from time to time and one of the things we remind residents of properties of in communications is to be mindful of the impact of their actions on their neighbours.
There are many ways to deal with issues on a property but the best is always amicable communication with your neighbour. If this doesn’t work then where to from here depends on the issue and your status.
It is important to stay calm and mindful of your neighbour when engaging in the conversation about their behaviour, to keep aggression out of the conversion and never resort to trespass or vandalism.
If the person causing the disturbance is a tenant, then Consumer and Business Services can offer advice and a potential resolution while Community Mediation Services are there to help with interpersonal disputes.
Should the noise complaint be ongoing it is important to keep a detailed written record at the time of the
incidents detailing where and what occurred, how it impacted on you and what action you took.
Are you having issues in relation to a property that we manage? If so, please let us know how we can help.