Quiet hours change on April 1st and now the summer season schedule will be valid

The common quiet hours change on April 1st and now the summer season schedule will be valid . In particular, during the summer season the common quiet hours are from 15:00 to 17:30 and from 23:00 to 07:00.
According to Police Order 3 of 1996, the noon and night quiet hours during the winter season are from 15:30 to 17:30 and from 22:00 to 07:30.

Summer period, is considered the period from April 1 to September 30. Winter season is considered the period from October 1 to March 31.

The Greek Police has stated in its relevant messages that the violators of the provisions of the said Police Order are being prosecuted to the degree of guilt . Citizens can apply to the Police for confirmation of the violation, as well as file a Complaint against the offenders.

What is forbidden to do during the hours of common silence

During quiet hours the following activities are prohibited: – Work or other activities that create noise . 

In exceptional cases of emergency, which cannot be postponed, with a special reasoned permission of the commander of the relevant Police Department, the performance of work, especially of public utility, which causes noise, may be allowed. The operation of any musical instrument or device of radio, tape recorder or television at high volume, shouts, noisy dances and any other noisy event in a house or other private areas.

-Singing, shouting, the use of musical instruments, the operation of radios, tape recorders and televisions in the streets, squares and generally public areas of residential areas, as well as in public transport vehicles.

-The noisy games in a cafe, billiards or other public centers, as well as the shouts and high-pitched conversations of the patrons of these centers.

Noisy discussions and quarrels at car parks (bus, TAXI, etc.), the loading or unloading of goods in or from trucks, which creates noise, as well as the noisy operation of the wheeled engine, which is in stand.

-The use of sirens or other sound instruments or security systems, without reason of emergency, as well as their test operation.

2 thoughts on “Quiet hours change on April 1st and now the summer season schedule will be valid

  • March 30, 2022 at 9:11 pm

    What about dogs that bark day and night? will the owners be made to control them? i doubt it! they continue as always without reproach.

    • May 5, 2022 at 7:31 am

      This is my thought too! I’m surrounded by barking dogs day and night. Now that weather is improving I’m unable to open my windows at night. Very bad situation in my village.


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