§ 8-43.  Maximum permissible sound levels by use occupancy category.
   Unless otherwise provided in this article, no person shall operate or cause to be operated any source of sound from any land or property in such a manner as to create a sound level which exceeds the limits set forth for the type of use occupancy category of lands or properties receiving the sound as described in Table 1 when measured at or beyond the property boundary of the land use from which the sound emanates.
Table 1
Sound Levels by Use Occupancy Category
 
Use Occupancy Category of Receiving Use
Time
Sound Level Limit Db(A)
Residential or public space
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.
70
60
Commercial or business
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.
75
70
Manufacturing industrial or agricultural
All times
85
Noise-sensitive zone
All times
55
 
   In addition, for any source of sound, the maximum sound level shall not exceed the sound level in Table 1 above for the use occupancy categories from which it emanates, measured by single incident.
(Ord. No. 1454, § 3, 2-11-91)