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(A) Standards, instrumentation, personnel, measurement procedures, and reporting procedures to be used in the measurement of sound shall be specified in this section.
(B) Sound level measurement shall be made with a sound level meter using the A-weighting scale, set on slow response and set to measure and average sounds for a period of 20 seconds. The resulting high, low, and average sounds shall be recorded with the average sound being used for enforcement purposes.
(C) Sound level meters shall be at least Type II meeting American National Standard Institute (ANSI) S1.4-1971 requirements. Persons using the sound level meters shall be trained in sound level measurement and the operation of sound level measurement equipment.
(D) Sound level measurements shall be taken at a distance of no more than 10 feet beyond the property line from which the sound originates.
(Ord. 327, passed 9-16-2003)