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Old 05-22-2014, 11:36 PM   #1
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City construction all night behind my house

So this started about 3 days ago..there's a townhouse development directly behind my house. Last three days there has been construction all night, big machinery digging up dirty etc causing a lot of noise.

I called RCMP non-emergency line and they sent an officer to check it out, they called me back; turns out its city workers working on the roads for the townhouse development. He advised me my best course of action is to file a complain directly with the city.

Does this sound legit? I have emailed city hall but no reply so far.
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depends where you live.

certain roads, such as highways & freeways, allow for night time work because it is the only time where there is low traffic volume in order to reduce traffic congestion.

If they have a permit, then you are pretty much out of luck.
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depends where you live.

certain roads, such as highways & freeways, allow for night time work because it is the only time where there is low traffic volume in order to reduce traffic congestion.

If they have a permit, then you are pretty much out of luck.
City is Surrey. Front of my house is facing a main street but behind is is all neighbourhood pretty much, and of course that town-house development which used to be 4 separate houses/properties.

Is it possible the cop is bullshitting?
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It would make sense if they were doing construction on a busy street. Otherwise, why would non-city workers be working in the middle of the night?

The easy solution would be to buy earplugs.
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I dont know if city workers would be working on a town house complex, its usually contractors that do that kinda work. Unless its city work doing paving on the street or what not.

City works are on 24/7 but usually only for emergency stuff.
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If they have a permit from the city to work after construction hours. Regardless if they are city employees or private contractors... There is pretty much nothing you can do.
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Best thing to do is call the city, if they have a permit for after hours then your sol. but if they don't the city will shut them down. im sure your not the only one who will be complaining.
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They're probably doing civil works. It's either nights for a few days or close roads for a few weeks during the day if it's the case
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ear plugs does wonders man. If the RCMP officer advised you to contact the city, why wouldn't it be legit?
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excavators digging for new construction doesn't sound legit to me. Do you live near a bank? They might be digging underground in order to rob the vault from underground.
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Whereabouts is the construction happening?
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instead of emailing, try calling. i'm sure you'll get a much faster response.

i woulda already called before i even posted on rs man. it's like the one most important thing you should have already done.
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Email the city, hope for the best. If it gets really bad, consider purchasing a white noise maker.
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Post complaint on Revscene

Possibly take some sort of passive aggressive action

Try to google an answer

Send email

If enough people suggest it, maybe consider actually talking to someone
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How many times do we have threads like this - why not walk over and ask to speak to a supervisor???? I think RS people are scared of construction workers.

By doing so you will;

a - discover who is performing the work (contractor vs city)
b - discover how long they will be working

Either way, I'm sure it's a short-term project, especially if it is the city. Construction happens MUCH faster at night than during the day so if I was you I'd actually be happier it was going on when it's dark.
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