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The following are exempted from the provisions of this subchapter:
(A) Sounds emitted from authorized emergency vehicles or sirens.
(B) Burglar alarms, car alarms, and other warning devices, when properly installed, providing the cause for such alarm or warning device sound is investigated and turned off within a reasonable period of time.
(C) City or other governmental entity sanctioned parades, festivals, carnivals, fairs, celebrations, concert performances, band and drum corps performances, artistic performances and the like, as well as any practices or rehearsals.
(D) The emission of sound for the purposes of alerting persons to the existence of an emergency or the testing of such equipment, or for the performance of emergency construction, repair or other work.
(E) Sounds associated with the normal operation of the Lawrenceburg Speedway, the Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds and the Lawrenceburg Motorcycle Track.
(F) Subject to the other provisions of this section, and any other applicable law, rule or regulation, those sounds associated with motor vehicles lawfully operating on City, county, state, and federal streets and highways.
(G) Sounds associated with the operation of aircraft or snow and ice removal or snow and ice prevention equipment.
(H) Sounds emitted by emergency generators in the event of power failure, and periodic testing and maintenance.
(I) Sounds emitted by construction work or road work approved by the city or other governmental entity.
(J) Train horns as required by law.
(K) Sounds associated with the lawful use of consumer fireworks pursuant to federal, state, county and city regulations.
(L) Sounds associated with equipment or animals lawfully used by a disabled person to accommodate the person’s disability.
(M) Noises made by churches using bells as part of their religious observance and by persons having obtained a permit to use the streets.
(N) City rubbish collection.
(O) Non-amplified crowd noises resulting from legal gatherings so long as the noise is not violative of other law and is limited to the hours of 9:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. unless a special permit is obtained for the gathering.
(P) Noises arising from entertainment at a commercial business in a commercial zone, or noises arising from entertainment at an event in a public place with special permission of the Common Council, according to the following schedule:
(1) From the hours of 5:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. on Friday and 1:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. on Saturday.
(2) During the hours of 1:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. on St. Patrick’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, and between 5:00 p.m. on December 31st to 1:00 a.m. on January 1st for New Year’s Eve.
(Ord. 7-2017, passed 9-5-17)