§ 438.31  NOISE-PRODUCING INSTRUMENTS AND SOUND-AMPLIFYING DEVICES IN MOTOR VEHICLES.
   (a)   No person shall generate or permit to be generated from a motor vehicle, being operated by him or her or under his or her control, unreasonable noise or loud sound which is likely to cause inconvenience or annoyance to persons of ordinary sensibilities, by means of a radio, phonograph, television, tape or disc player, loudspeaker or any other sound- amplifying device, or by means of any horn, drum, piano or other musical or percussion instrument.
   (b)   It is prima facie unlawful for a person to generate or permit to be generated, from a motor vehicle, sound by the devices or instruments described in division (a) hereof if the sound is audible 100 feet from the device generating the sound.  Persons in possession of a current parade permit issued pursuant to Chapter 644 of these Codified Ordinances are exempt from the provisions of this section.
   (c)   Warning or alarm devices permitted under Section 438.20 are exempt from the prohibitions of this section.
   (d)   Whoever violates this section is guilty of generating unreasonable noise, a misdemeanor of the fourth degree.
(Ord. O98-30, passed 3-17-1998)