Search SEARCH

Are construction workers allowed to work at 3 in the morning?

I live right behind a small strip mall, and they are doing construction on it. For the past few nights, the workers have come up on the roof to begin work at 3 in the morning. I wouldn't mind, but they are sawing, and pounding away up there. It's very close to my bedroom window, so it makes it difficult to sleep. Are they allowed to do this so early in the morning? Should I call their boss, or the police the next time they do it? Or am I out of luck?

Asked By: Trixies Mama - 10/23/2008
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Construction jobs that require sawing and pounding always require a detailed Work Order or Work Permit that the town or city must provide to them and approve that their work is legal and their company is legal and registered. I lived in a hotel-like building that hired some wacky foreign Jamaican jerks to reconstruct... More
Answered By: Equanimity Man - 10/23/2008
Additional Answers (4)
Usually no, they are not allowed the disrupt the neighboring residents.
Answered By: starrfyrre - 10/23/2008
 
Usually not. There is probably a bylaw in your town that says they can't. I would call the town/city office and enquire about any regulations against it. You may as well call the police and file a noise complaint.
Answered By: Shawna - 10/23/2008
 
No, I can't imagine this being legal so close to a residential area. Where I live even emergency vehicles, ambulances, etc. are required to turn off their sirens and use lights only in residential neighborhoods during very early am hours. Sounds like someone is just trying to do some catch up work or get ahead of... More
Answered By: flika - 10/23/2008
 
Verify your rights to undisturbed rest during which hours according to your local ordinances... More
Answered By: Mary N - 10/23/2008
 
Sponsored results
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Jobs.Quick-com
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
www.JobDiagnosis.com
Jobs hiring near your local area. Part-time, Full-time, Work at home.
www.HiringLocally.com
Sobre 287 Trabajos en tu area. $15-87/hora - Aplica Ahora.
JobsToLatinos.com

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-306
eTrustLogo