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(A) The purpose of this section is to regulate and reduce the ambient sound levels originating within the city in order to preserve, protect and promote the public health, safety and welfare, and the peace and quiet of the inhabitants of the city, prevent injury to human, plant and animal life and property, foster the convenience and comfort of its inhabitants, and facilitate the enjoyment of the natural attractions of the city. It is the public policy of the city that every person is entitled to ambient sound levels that are not detrimental to life, health and enjoyment of his or her property. It is hereby declared that the making, creation or maintenance of excessive or unreasonable sound within the city affects and is a menace to the public health, comfort, convenience, safety, welfare and the prosperity of the people of the city. The provisions and prohibitions hereinafter contained and enacted are for the above-stated purpose.
(B) This section shall apply to the control of all sound originating within the city limits of the City of Lake Mary.
(C) This section does not apply to those noises, the control of which is expressly preempted by federal law including, but not limited to, the Noise Control Act of 1972, codified at 42 U.S.C. §§ 4901 et seq., related to those noises created by aircraft, railroad carriers and interstate motor carriers, as defined by federal law. This section also does not apply to those noises, the control of which is expressly preempted by state law including, but not limited to, motor vehicle noise under F.S. § 403.415.
(Ord. 1218, passed 11-2-06)