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(a) No person shall disturb the good order and quiet of the Municipality by clamors or noises, intoxication, drunkenness, fighting, quarreling, wrangling, committing assault or assault and battery, using obscene or profane language in the streets and other public places to the annoyance of the residents, or otherwise violate the public peace by indecent and disorderly conduct or by lewd and lascivious behavior.
(Ord. 217-73. Passed 12-28-73.)
(b) Radios, Sound-Producing Devices. No person shall play any radio, music player such as a “boom box,” tape cassette, disc player, television, audio system, musical instrument or any other type of sound device upon any public road, street, highway or private property within the City in a manner or at a volume as to disturb the peace, quiet, comfort or repose of other persons, except where such playing is done as part of a City or school-sponsored or permitted activity or event.
(c) Construction. The following acts, and the causing or permitting thereof, are hereby declared to be violations of this section, but such enumerations are neither deemed to be exclusive nor limited to: operating or permitting the operation of any tools (other than domestic power tools or equipment) used in construction, drilling or demolition work, between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. of the following day, such that the sound creates a noise disturbance across a residential real property boundary, except for emergency work of public service utilities or by a special permit by the City.
(d) As used in the section, “noise” refers to any sound which:
(1) Annoys or disturbs a reasonable person of normal sensibilities;
(2) Endangers or injures the safety or health of persons or animals; or
(3) Endangers or injures personal or real property.
(e) Whoever violates this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor and shall be subject to the penalty provided in Section 698.02.
(Ord. 132-08. Passed 9-22-08.)