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A. Excessive Noise Unlawful: It is unlawful for any person to make, continue or cause to be made or continued, any loud, unnecessary or unusual noise, or any noise which either annoys, disturbs, injures and/or endangers the comfort, repose, health, peace or safety of others within the village.
B. Noises Enumerated: The following acts, among others, are declared to be loud, disturbing and unnecessary noises in violation of this section, but the enumeration shall not be deemed to be exclusive, namely:
1. Horns And Signaling Devices: The sounding of any horn or signaling device on any automobile, motorcycle, motorbus or other vehicle on any street or public place or private property in the village, except as a danger warning; the creation by means of any such signaling device of any unreasonably loud or harsh sound; the sounding of any such device for an unnecessary and unreasonable period of time; the use of any signaling device except one operated by hand or electricity; the use of any horn, whistle or other device operated by engine exhaust; and the use of any such signaling device when traffic is for any reason held up.
2. Loudspeakers, Amplifiers For Advertising: The using, operating or permitting to be played, used or operated any radio, receiving set, musical instrument, phonograph, loudspeaker, sound amplifier or other machine or device for the producing or reproducing of sound which is cast upon any public street or private property shall be prohibited unless otherwise permitted by the village.
3. Yelling And Shouting: Yelling, shouting, hooting, whistling or singing on the public streets, particularly between the hours of eleven o'clock (11:00) P.M. and seven o'clock (7:00) A.M. or at any time or place so as to annoy or disturb the quiet, comfort or repose of persons in any office, or in any dwelling, hotel or other type of residence, or of any persons in the vicinity.
4. Exhaust: The discharge into the open air of the exhaust of any steam engine, stationary internal combustion engine or motor vehicle, except through a muffler or other device which will effectively prevent loud or explosive noises therefrom.
5. Hawkers, Peddlers: The shouting and crying of peddlers, hawkers and vendors which disturbs the peace and quiet of the neighborhood.
6. Vehicle, Amplified Noise: It is unlawful for any driver or person in possession of any type of a motor vehicle, on any public or private road or drive, in any public or private location or park to create any type of excessive electronically amplified noise audible beyond twenty five feet (25').
C. Construction Activities: Except as provided herein, operating or permitting the operation of any tools, vehicles or equipment used in construction, excavation, drilling, demolition or similar work is prohibited if such activity is audible outdoors beyond the real property boundary, except between the hours of seven o'clock (7:00) A.M. and six o'clock (6:00) P.M. Monday through Friday and between eight o'clock (8:00) A.M. and five o'clock (5:00) P.M. on Saturdays and Sundays in residential areas; or within one thousand feet (1,000') of any residence and between six o'clock (6:00) A.M. and six o'clock (6:00) P.M. Monday through Sunday in commercial or manufacturing districts and not at any time in residential areas on holidays.
1. Equipment: For purposes of this subsection C, tools, vehicles and equipment shall include, but not be limited to, garbage haulers, dumpster roll-offs, bulldozers, jackhammers, pile drivers, power hammers, chain saws, graders, riveters, earthmovers, tree and stump grinders, trenchers, cement mixers, tractors, power hoists or derricks, demolition balls, power shovels, trucks and power equipment on wheels or traction chains, or other similar equipment.
2. Emergencies: The limitations stated in this subsection C shall not apply in any situation which requires the operation of any tool, vehicle or equipment in emergencies to assist or avoid a problem related to health or to safety of persons or property, or to utility interruptions.
3. Work By Public Agencies: The board of trustees may waive the provisions of this subsection C by resolution for work undertaken by any public body or agency for the benefit of the public. The board of trustees may attach to any such waiver conditions that it deems necessary to protect the public health, safety or welfare.
4. Waiver: The village administrator may waive the limitations of this subsection C for nonresidential uses provided the village administrator finds:
a. The party seeking the waiver will suffer a unique or unusual hardship unless the waiver is granted; and
b. The granting of the waiver will not cause a substantial or undue adverse impact upon adjacent property or upon the public health, safety and welfare. The village administrator may attach to any such waiver conditions that are deemed necessary to protect the public health, safety and welfare.
5. Building Permits: Work undertaken pursuant to any building permit issued by the village shall be subject to the provisions of this subsection C. (Ord. 2009-O-46 § 1: Ord. 2009-O-27 § 1: Ord. 2008-O-52: Ord. 1990-O-41 § 1)