Chapter 2.2.
ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY STANDARDS FOR NOISE AND RELATIVE POLICY TASKS


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Section 2.2.1.
Environmental quality standards and guide values for noise in open air


Article 2.2.1.1.

The values given in Appendix 2.2.1 in dB(A) apply as environmental quality standards for the LA95,1h level of ambient noise in open air.

For the assessment of the noise of establishments these values in dB(A) apply as guide values against which the specific noise of an establishment is measured.


Section 2.2.2.
Guide values for noise heard indoors


Article 2.2.2.1. For the assessment of the noise of establishments which have no common wall and/or floor with inhabited spaces, the values in dB(A) given in Appendix 2.2.2. apply as guide values for indoors against which the specific noise of an establishment is measured.

Section 2.2.3.
Environmental quality standards for ambient noise

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Article 2.2.3.1.

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In accordance with Article 2.2.1. of the Decree of 5 April 1995 concerning the general provisions related to environmental policy, the Government of Flanders can determine environmental quality standards for ambient noise.

2.

The Government of Flanders can determine special environmental quality standards for sanctuaries and problem zones as established in the strategic noise mapping.

3.

Special environmental quality standards can be developed depending on the environment or the sensitivity of the population, whether this concerns existing or new situations and according to the type of ambient noise.


Section 2.2.4.
Policy tasks concerning the assessment and management of environmental noise.


Subsection 2.2.4.1.
Objective.


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Subsection 2.2.4.2.
Execution and responsibilities


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Subsection 2.2.4.3.
Strategic noise mapping


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Subsection 2.2.4.4.
Noise action programmes

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Subsection 2.2.4.5.
Cross-border cooperation


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Subsection 2.2.4.6.
Submission of information and reports


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