§ 31-77  EXEMPTIONS.
   The provisions of this article shall not apply to the following:
   (a)   The emission of sound for the purpose of alerting persons to the existence of an emergency.
   (b)   The emission of sound in the performance of emergency work.
   (c)   Warning devices necessary for public safety such as police, fire and ambulance sirens and horns.
   (d)   Motor vehicles and equipment for which noise levels are regulated by Act 73 of the Public Acts of 1978, as amended, and/or the City of Flint Motor Vehicle or Traffic Code.
   (e)   Aircraft and trains.
   (f)   The erection (including excavating), demolition, alteration or repair of any building:
      (1)   Between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. on weekdays; or
      (2)   At any other time if a permit for same has been secured from the Department of Building and Safety Inspection. Such permit may be issued if the Department of Building and Safety Inspection finds the following facts to exist:
         a.   Issuance of the permit is in the interest of public health or safety; or
         b.   The public health and safety will not be impaired; or
         c.   The permit is necessary to avoid substantial loss or inconvenience to an interested party.
   (g)   The operation of domestic tools such as lawn mowers, snowblowers, edgers and the like, when such tools are operated in a manner and frequency that is normal and customary in the community.
(Ord. 2741, passed 10-22-1979)
Statutory reference:
   Noise limitations; prohibitions, see MCLA 257.707c