6.73.010 DEFINITIONS.
   As used in this chapter:
   .010   The term “loud and unreasonable noise” means any sound or noise, including, but not limited to, music or speech, which is so loud in volume level and of such duration or character as to willfully disturb the comfort, health, peace, safety, quiet enjoyment or repose of one or more persons of ordinary sensibilities who is (are) not present at the party or similar event which is the source of such sound or noise.
   .020   The term “owner” means any person(s), including any firm, association, organization, partnership, trust, business, corporation, company or entity, who owns the premises where the party or similar event occurs and from which the loud and unreasonable noise originates.
   .030   The term “party or similar event” means any gathering, event or activity at which one or more persons are present and which occurs on private property.
   .040   The term “responsible person” means each and all of the following.
      .0401   Any person who is present at and is actually in charge of the premises where the party or similar event occurs and from which the loud and unreasonable noise originates;
      .0402   The owner, tenant or other person lawfully occupying the premises where the party or similar event occurs and from which the loud and unreasonable noise originates;
      .0403   If the person in charge of the premises from which the loud and unreasonable noise originates is a minor who resides with both parents, then both parents shall be deemed responsible persons;
      .0404   If the person in charge of the premises from which the loud and unreasonable noise originates is a minor who resides with one parent or legal guardian, then the parent or legal guardian who resides in, owns, or controls the premises from which the loud and unreasonable noise originates shall be deemed a responsible person.
   .050   The term “second or subsequent response” means any and all occasions within a three-month period after the initial response, when one or more police officers are dispatched to the scene of a party or similar event from which loud and unreasonable noise originates at the same location. (Ord. 5337 § 1 (part); October 20, 1992:  Ord. 6259 § 1 (part); November 20, 2012.)