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(a) Creating noise. No person shall create any unreasonably loud, disturbing or unnecessary noise, or noise of such character, intensity or duration as to be detrimental to the life or health of an individual, or in disturbance of the public peace and welfare.
(b) Disturbance enumerated. Except as otherwise provided in this section, the following acts are declared to be loud, disturbing and unnecessary noises in violation of division (a) of this section, but this enumeration shall not be deemed to be exclusive, namely:
(1) Horns and Signaling Devices. The sounding of any horn or signal device on any automobile, motorcycle, bus, or other vehicle on any street or public place, except as a danger warning, so as to create any unreasonably loud or harsh sound, for an unnecessary and unreasonable period of time.
(2) Radios and Phonographs. The playing of any radio, phonograph or any musical instrument in such a manner or with such volume, particularly during the hours between 11:00 p. m. and 7:00 a. m., so as to annoy or disturb the quiet, comfort or repose of any person in any office, dwelling, or other type of residence, or of any person in the vicinity.
(3) Yelling and Shouting. Yelling, shouting, hooting, whistling or singing on the public streets, or in any public place, particularly between the hours of 11:00 p. m. and 7:00 a. m., or at any time or place so as to annoy or disturb the quiet, comfort or repose of any person in any office, dwelling, or any other type of residence or of any person in the vicinity.
(4) Use of Vehicle Out of Repair. The use or operation of any automobile, motorcycle, or other motorized vehicle so out of repair, that its use of operation causes loud and unnecessary grating, grinding, rattling or other noise.
(5) Exhaust from Engines. Discharging into the open air the exhaust of any steam engine, stationary internal combustion engine motor vehicle or motor boat engine other than through a muffler or other device which will effectively prevent loud or explosive noises therefrom.
(6) Schools, Courts, Churches and Hospitals. The creation of any excessive noise on any street adjacent to any school, institution of learning, church or court while the same is in session, or adjacent to any hospital, which unreasonably interferes with the workings of such institution, or which disturbs or unduly annoys patients in the hospital, provided that conspicuous signs are placed in the street indicating that on it is located a school, church, hospital or court.
(c) Exceptions. None of the terms or prohibitions set out in divisions (a) and (b) of this Section shall apply to or be enforced against:
(1) Any vehicle of the village while engaged in necessary public business.
(2) Excavation or repairs of bridges or streets by or on behalf of the Village, County or State at night when public welfare and convenience renders its impossible to perform such work during the day.
(3) The reasonable use of amplifiers or loudspeakers in the course of public addresses which are noncommercial in character.
(d) Penalty. Whosoever violates this section shall be guilty of a minor misdemeanor and shall be fined not more than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00).
(Ord. 1410. Passed 3-23-92.)