§ 92.05  AMPLIFIED SOUND.
   (A)   It shall be unlawful to:
      (1)   Operate or allow the operation of any sound amplification equipment so as to create sounds registering in excess of fifty-five (55) db(A) between 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. or in excess of fifty (50) db(A) between 9:00 p.m. and 9:00 a.m., as measured anywhere within the boundary line of the nearest occupied residential property as defined in § 92.01(D), except in accordance with a permit obtained from the noise control officer.
      (2)   (As to multifamily structures including apartments, condominiums, or other residential property as defined in § 92.01(D)) it shall be unlawful to operate or allow the operation of any sound amplification equipment so as to create sounds registering in excess of fifty-five (55) db(A) between 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. or in excess of fifty (50) db(A) between 9:00 p.m. and 9:00 a.m., as measured from any point within the interior of another residential unit in the same complex or within the boundary line of the nearest occupied residential property as defined in § 92.01(D), except in accordance with a permit obtained from the noise control officer.
      (3)   (As to places of public entertainment having a capacity of one thousand (1,000) or more persons) operate or allow the operation of any sound amplification equipment so as to create sounds in excess of sixty-five (65) db(A) between 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m., or in excess fifty (50) db(A) between 9:00 p.m. and 9:00 a.m., as measured anywhere within the boundary line of the nearest occupied residential property as defined in Section 92.01(D), except in accordance with a permit obtained from the noise control officer.
      (4)   Operate or allow the operation of any sound amplification equipment for advertising purposes or otherwise to attract customers so as to cast sounds which are unreasonably loud and disturbing or which register in excess of sixty (60) db(A) at or on the boundary of the nearest public right-of-way or park.
      (5)   Operate or allow the operation for personal use of any sound amplification equipment on the public right-of-way, including streets or sidewalks, or in the public parks so as to produce sounds registering in excess of sixty (60) db(A) fifty (50) feet or more from any electro-mechanical speaker between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 9:00 a.m.
   (B)   The foregoing limitations on the operation of sound amplification equipment shall not apply to the operation of horns, sirens, or other emergency warning devices actually being used in emergency circumstances.
(Ord. O-1999-18, passed 4-6-99; Am. Ord. O-2004-46, passed 11-2-04)