Program Process

  1. Who is Eligible?

    The City offers sound insulation at no cost to residents living in neighborhoods with a recorded Community Noise Equivalent Level (CNEL) of 65 decibels (dB) and higher.

  2. What is Sound Insulation

    Sound insulation will make a dramatic difference in your home. It has proven to significantly reduce interior noise levels.

  3. Notification

    If you are eligible to participate, you will be invited to a meeting where the staff of the Residential Sound Insulation Division will explain how sound insulation works and thoroughly review the process for participation.

  4. What to Expect

    Once you decide to sign up for the program, these are the steps leading up to and including construction.

  5. Owner / Tenant Responsibilities

    A successful project depends on a partnership between the owner, the contractor and the city. Find out how to have a successful project.

  6. Property Ineligibility

    For various reasons, a structure may not be eligible for this program. Learn about those reasons here.