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(A) It shall be unlawful for any person to cause noise levels from the operation of a light motor vehicle in excess of 80 dBA in any area within the corporate limits. Measurement shall be made on pedestrian walkways or on other suitable locations at a point closest to the street in accordance with procedures outlined of the Code of Recommended Practices on file with the City Clerk.
('69 Code, § 20-101)
(B) In addition to the prohibition provided for in division (A) above, it shall be unlawful for any person to operate a light motor vehicle which causes excessive noise levels as a result of a defective or modified exhaust system, or as a result of unnecessary rapid acceleration, deceleration, revving or tire squeal. At the request of the operator of the light motor vehicle, the officer can administer a stationary motor vehicle noise test as outlined in the Code of Recommended Practices on file with the City Clerk. The stationary motor vehicle noise test can provide information as to the extent of defectiveness of the exhaust system or as to whether excessive noise levels were caused by improper operation of the light motor vehicle.
('69 Code, § 20-102)
(Ord. 0-77-8, passed 10-10-77) Penalty, see § 70.99