By Euro Weekly News Media • 01 September 2011 • 10:27
THE warning that Alicante Town Hall gave nightclub owners at the beginning of the summer seems to have worked.
They were told that establishments that exceeded permitted noise levels would have their current closing time of 7.30am brought forward.
“There has been a considerable reduction in the number of citizen’s complaining about noise from these establishments,” said Urban Planning Councillor Marta Garica-Romeu. Club owners joined together and proposed several measures to reduce noise levels.
Soundproofing was installed and an enclosed area independent from the establishments was created where people could smoke.
TV screens were installed in front of the premises which displayed messages urging people to keep noise levels down out of respect to fellow citizens as well as hiring mimes to perform in the streets to raise awareness.
Finally they agreed to stop charging as people go into the clubs to avoid crowds, instead party goers were charged on their way out, so inside the establishments.
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