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Environmental standard (former) of the noise, request limit (former), request limit of vibration

Last update date March 11, 2019

In this page, we speak environmental standard (former) of the noise, request limit (former) and request limit of vibration.
In addition, as for the environmental standard of the following noise, request limit of vehicle noise is used for evaluation of result of a measurement until 1999 (Heisei 11) again until 1998 (Heisei 10).

Environmental standard (area facing road) of 1 noise

Area classification
Local divisionDivision of time
In the daytimeMorning, eveningBy night
We have 2 traffic lanes in A area
Area that faces road
55db. or less50db. or less45db. or less
We go over 2 traffic lanes in A area
Area that faces road having traffic lane
60db. or less55db. or less50db. or less
Traffic lane where is lower than 2 traffic lanes in B area
Area that faces road having this
65db. or less60db. or less55db. or less
We go over 2 traffic lanes in B area
Area that faces road having traffic lane
65db. or less65db. or less60db. or less

Request limit of 2 vehicle noise

Order to determine limit of vehicle noise in appointed place area based on regulations of noise-control regulations Article 17 Paragraph 1
(June 23, 1971 Prime Minister's office public welfare departmental order No. 3)

Division of area
Division of areaDivision of time
In the daytimeMorning, eveningBy night
We have 1 traffic lane in 1 first class areas
Area that faces road
55db.50db.45db.
We have 1 traffic lane in 2 second kind areas
Area that faces road
60db.55db.50db.
We have 2 traffic lanes in 3 first class area and second kind areas
Area that faces road
70db.65db.55db.
We exceed 2 traffic lanes in 4 first class area and second kind areas
Area that faces road having traffic lane
75db.70db.60db.
We have 1 traffic lane in 5 third kind areas and fourth kind areas
Area that faces road
70db.65db.60db.
We have 2 traffic lanes in 6 third kind areas and fourth kind areas
Area that faces road
75db.70db.65db.
We exceed 2 traffic lanes in 7 third kind areas and fourth kind areas
Area that faces road having traffic lane
80db.75db.65db.
* Local type, area division
Local type of environmental standardArea division of noise-control regulationsRestricted zone by the Town Planning and Zoning Act
A areaThe first class areaThe first class low-rise building exclusive residential district
The second kind low-rise building exclusive residential district
The second kind areaExclusive residential district high-rise among the first species
Exclusive residential district high-rise among the second species
The first class residential area
The second kind residential area
Associate residential area
No designation
B areaThe third kind areaNeighborhood business district
Business district
Associate industrial district
The fourth kind areaIndustrial district
* Time division
In the morningFrom 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
In the daytimeFrom 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
EveningFrom 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
By nightFrom 11:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.

About "request limit of vehicle noise"

Noise-control regulations Article 17 (request based on the measurement and opinion)

When prefectural governors admit that living environment around the road is spoiled remarkably by exceeding limit that vehicle noise in appointed place area sets in Prime Minister's Office Order when they measure Article 21 2, they shall call for taking measures by regulations of Road Traffic Act (1960 law No. 105) against Public Safety Commissions of To, Do, and Prefectures.
  1. When prefectural governors remove case to call for by regulations of foregoing paragraph and admit that it is necessary when we perform 2 measurement of Article 21, they can speak opinion in road manager or the head of relations administration about matter contributing to decrease of size of improvement or other vehicle noise of structure of part of the road concerned.

2 (the measurement of the noise) of noise-control regulations Article 21

Prefectural governors shall measure volume of noise about appointed place level.

Request limit of 3 road traffic vibration

Limit of road traffic vibration based on vibration regulation law Article 16 Paragraph 1
(November 10, 1976 Prime Minister's Office Order No. 58, the vibration regulation law enforcement regulations, the separate table second)

Time area division
Division of time
Division of area
In the daytimeBy night
The first class area65db.60db.
The second kind area70db.65db.
* Division of area
Area division of vibration regulation lawRestricted zone by the Town Planning and Zoning Act
The first class areaThe first class low-rise building exclusive residential district
The second kind low-rise building exclusive residential district
Exclusive residential district high-rise among the first species
Exclusive residential district high-rise among the second species
The first class residential area
The second kind residential area
Associate residential area
No designation
The second kind areaNeighborhood business district
Business district
Associate industrial district
Industrial district
* Division of time
In the daytimeFrom 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
By nightFrom 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m.

About "request limit of road traffic vibration"

Vibration regulation law Article 16 (request based on the measurement)

We shall call for prefectural governors call for doing measures of pavement, maintenance for prevention of road traffic vibration or repair because of part of the road concerned for road manager when we admit that living environment around the road is remarkably spoiled by exceeding limit that road traffic vibration in appointed place area sets in Prime Minister's Office Order when we measure Article 19 or doing measures by regulations of Road Traffic Act (1960 law No. 105) for Public Safety Commissions of To, Do, and Prefectures.
  1. When road manager has request of foregoing paragraph, for prevention of road traffic vibration when admit that it is necessary, shall do measures of pavement, maintenance of part of the road concerned or repair.

Vibration regulation law Article 19 (the measurement of vibration)

Prefectural governors shall measure size of vibration about appointed place level.

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Environmental Planning Bureau environment Maintenance Division Environment Administration Division

Telephone: 045-671-3507

Telephone: 045-671-3507

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