(A)   It shall be unlawful for any person to drive, operate, move, or permit to be driven, operated, or moved, a motor vehicle or combination of vehicles to include motorcycles at any time in such a manner that the sound level of the vehicle exceeds 80 (dB).
   (B)   Sound levels are to be measured at a distance of 25 feet from the nearest lane(s) being monitored and at a height of at least 4 feet above the immediate surrounding surface.
   (C)   This section shall apply to the total noise from a vehicle and shall not be construed as limiting or precluding the enforcement of any other provisions of this chapter relating to motor vehicle mufflers or noise control.
   (D)   The use of any automobile, motorcycle, or other vehicle, in such a manner to cause squealing or screeching of tires, or in such manner as to cause the tires to propel rock or gravel.
   (E)   Traffic, aircraft, and other transportation noise sources and other background noises shall not be considered in taking measurements under this section.
(Ord. 327, passed 9-16-2003)  Penalty, see § 90.99