§ 93.016  UNNECESSARY NOISE PROHIBITED SPECIFICALLY.
   The following acts, among others, are hereby declared to create loud, disturbing and unnecessary noises in violation of this code, but the enumeration shall not be deemed to be exclusive:
   (A)   The sounding of any horn or signal device on any automobile, motorcycle, bus or other vehicle, except as a danger signal, so as to create any unreasonably loud or harsh sound, or the sounding of the device for an unnecessary and unreasonable period of time;
   (B)   The playing of any radio or television or phonograph or other musical instrument in a manner or with volume, particularly during hours between 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m., as to annoy or disturb the quiet, comfort or repose of any person in any dwelling, hotel or other type of resident;
   (C)   The keeping of any animal or bird, which, by causing frequent or long continued noise, shall disturb the comfort and repose of any person in the vicinity;
   (D)   The use of any automobile, motorcycle or other vehicle so out of repair, so loaded, or in a manner as to create loud or unnecessary grating, grinding, rattling or other noise;
   (E)   The blowing of any steam whistle attached to any stationary boiler, except to give notice of the time to begin or stop work or as a warning of danger;
   (F)   The conducting, operating or maintaining of any garage or service station in any residential area so as to cause loud or offensive noises to be emitted therefrom, between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. on weekdays, or on Sundays;
   (G)   The creation of any excessive noise on any street adjacent to any school, institution of learning or court while the same are in session, or within 150 feet of any hospital, which unreasonably and unnecessarily interferes with the working of these institutions, provided conspicuous signs are displayed in the streets indicating that the area is a school, court or hospital area;
   (H)   The erection (including excavation), demolition, alteration or repair of any building in a residential or business district other than between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., on weekdays, except in the case of urgent necessity in the interest of public safety and then only with a permit from the Building Inspector, which permit may be renewed for a period of three days or less while the emergency continues; and
   (I)   Any person or group of persons willfully making any loud, raucous, or disturbing sound that - because of its volume or duration - annoy, disturb, frighten, injure, or endanger the comfort, health, peace, or safety of reasonable persons of ordinary sensibilities in the neighborhood or Central Business District is prohibited.
(Prior Code, § 7-5)  (Ord. O-18-2017, passed 12-7-2017; Ord. O-11-18, passed 10-4-2018)  Penalty, see § 93.999