The Zapote Holiday Party has been Shut Down in 5 Bars Due to Noise Violations

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Five bars that are part of the popular Zapote festivities have been temporarily closed due to noise violations.

The Ministry of Health made ​​12 noise measurements on December 25 and determined that five bars exceeded the 85 decibels allowed by law, affecting residents living near the fairgrounds.

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South Central Regional Director of the Ministry of Health, Dr. Guillermo Flores Galindo, explained that two of the bars are located in the exhibition area of ​​Zapote and three bars in Curridabat.

The owners have the option to submit a corrective noise reduction plan within 24 hours to mitigate the effect on neighbors.

Flores said that the bar owners may reopen after submitting a corrective plan, but if they are again cited for noise pollution they could be decommissioned.

The Costa Rica News (TCRN)

San Jose, Costa Rica

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