Scope and general provisions.


Article 4.5.7.0.1.

This Section applies to loading and unloading operations with trucks at establishments that cumulatively satisfy the following conditions:

1

the establishment comes under category 47.11 of the reference framework for the production and dissemination of statistics related to economic activities in Europe (NACE 2008). This category is defined as retail trade services in non-specialised stores with food, beverages or tobacco predominating;

2

the establishment includes an activity as stated in Section 16.3.1;

3

the establishment is equipped with its own loading and unloading area. An own loading and unloading area is a specific area within the boundaries of the establishment that is set up for the loading and unloading of goods.


Article 4.5.7.0.2. The operator shall take the necessary measures using the best available techniques to limit the noise produced by loading and unloading operations, and to prevent the noise produced by loading and unloading operations from being a source of nuisance to the environment.