§ 91.035  EXEMPTIONS.
   The following sounds are exempted from provisions of this subchapter.
 
Construction activities
Sound created by construction activities, provided equipment is maintained in good repair and equipped with sound dissipating devices in good working order.
Monday - Friday
7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Domestic power tools and chainsaws
Sounds created by domestic power tools, provided sound dissipation devices on tools are maintained in good repair. Sounds caused by chainsaws, when used for pruning, trimming, cutting of live trees.
Monday - Friday
7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Explosives
The discharge of legal explosive devices or legal fireworks on the third of July, Fourth of July, and the Friday and Saturday during the weekend closest to the Fourth of July of each year.
Monday - Friday
7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
 
The discharge of legal explosive devices or legal fireworks on January 1 of each year.
Monday - Friday 11:00 p.m. to
12:30 a.m.
 
Refuse pickup
Sounds created by refuse pickup operations in a noise sensitive area.
Monday - Friday
5:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
 
Amplifiers and loudspeakers. Sounds produced by amplifying equipment and loudspeakers at organized athletic or city-permitted activities or events.
Emergency work or equipment. Sounds caused by the performance of emergency work, vehicles, and/or equipment.
Events. Non-amplified sounds produced by organized athletic or city-permitted activities or events at places such as stadiums, parks, public plazas, schools, athletic fields, and other public areas.
Warning devices. Sounds made by warning devices operating continuously for three minutes or less.
 
(Prior Code, § 5.255)  (Ord. 2010-08, passed 2-28-2011)