§ 22a-67 State policy regarding noise
§ 22a-68 Definitions
§ 22a-69 State-wide program of noise regulation
§ 22a-70 Duties and powers of the commissioner
§ 22a-71 Commissioner’s report to Governor and General Assembly
§ 22a-72 Cooperation of state agencies, review of regulations
§ 22a-73 Municipal noise regulation programs; ordinances subject to commissioner’s approval
§ 22a-74 Prohibited acts
§ 22a-74a Exemption of firing and shooting ranges from criminal and civil liability for noise and noise pollution
§ 22a-75 Civil penalties
§ 22a-76 Provisions and remedies not exclusive of others

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 442

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection or his designated agent as defined in subsection (a) of section 22a-2. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-68
  • commissioner: means the Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection or his or her designated agent. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-2
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Department: means the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-68
  • environmental noise: means noise from all stationary sources. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-68
  • farming: shall include cultivation of the soil, dairying, forestry, raising or harvesting any agricultural or horticultural commodity, including the raising, shearing, feeding, caring for, training and management of livestock, including horses, bees, poultry, fur-bearing animals and wildlife, and the raising or harvesting of oysters, clams, mussels, other molluscan shellfish or fish. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • legislative body: means : (1) As applied to unconsolidated towns, the town meeting. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Noise: means the intensity, frequency, duration and character of sounds from a source or number of sources, and includes vibrations of subaudible or superaudible frequency. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-68
  • Ordinance: means an enactment under the provisions of section 7-157. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Person: means "person" as defined in subsection (b) of section 22a-2. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-68
  • person: means any individual, firm, partnership, association, syndicate, company, trust, corporation, nonstock corporation, limited liability company, municipality, agency or political or administrative subdivision of the state, or other legal entity of any kind. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-2
  • Stationary noise source: means any building, structure, facility or installation which emits or may emit noise, beyond the property line on which such source is located, except any on-site recreational or sporting activity which is sanctioned by the state or local government or farming equipment or farming activity. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-68