Government ignores noise limit decree

By TPN/Lusa, in News · 16-02-2021 12:00:00 · 4 Comments

The president had sought noise limits imposed between 8am and 8pm to safeguard remote workers and students

A presidential recommendation that noise levels be limited beyond existing restrictions in the latest decree regulating the state of emergency has fallen on deaf ears. Currently, noisy neighbours can only warrant a visit by police between 11pm and 7am, but the president sought to have an additional limit imposed between 8am and 8pm to safeguard remote workers and students. Another recommendation, calling for a fixed calendar and a staggered return to school, also failed to make it into the government’s final law decree.

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It's more important that black Africans who live on welfare money of working Europeans, can continue dancing like animals in their apartments then the remote work of European workers and European students.

By European from Lisbon on 18-02-2021 07:16

Went to buy books at FNAC, had them roped off last week...Can't buy book's as the employee's and security sit around twittling their thumbs...Keep this up much longer and Golden Visas and etc. won't matter...Folk's will be leaving in droves with there businesses and money...Bom Dia!

By Sakamoto Saurez from Lisbon on 17-02-2021 02:12

As a warning to any potential property investors in Portugal,beware the lack of noise regulation,or any consistent enforcement of applicable laws.
You may end up in a living hell of noisy hotels,bars ,clubs restaurants,neighbours,Airbnbers and barking dogs.

The WHO has a report stating noise nuisance can lead to a host of illnesses including hypertension and anxiety

If the Portuguese government wants to attract foreign investment they need to urgently address this issue.

Be warned!

By James from Algarve on 16-02-2021 05:23

Remote worker. This is why I'm (and many friends) are leaving Portugal. The cities are becoming unworkable. I can't buy coffee or sit on a bench, but 30 workers can share cigarettes and not wear masks while working in the same building. I can't wait to leave.

By Mitchell from Lisbon on 16-02-2021 04:28
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