SEC. 7-188.  EXEMPTIONS FOR SPECIFIED ACTIVITIES.
   The following specified activities shall be exempted from the provisions of this article.
   (A)   Activities for which a permit or license has been issued and conducted on public parks, public playgrounds, or public or private school grounds, including school athletic and school entertainment events which are conducted under the sanction of the school.
   (B)   Outdoor gatherings, public dances, shows, sporting or entertainment events, provided the activity is conducted pursuant to a permit or license.
   (C)   Any mechanical device, apparatus or equipment used, related to or connected with emergency machinery, vehicle, work or alarm, provided the sounding of any alarm on any building or motor vehicle shall terminate within 30 minutes in any hour of being activated.
   (D)   Sound sources associated with or created by construction, repair, remodeling or grading of any real property or during authorized seismic surveys, provided the activities occur between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on weekdays, including Saturday.
   (E)   All mechanical devices, apparatus, or equipment associated with agriculture operations provided:
      (1)   Operations occur between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. on weekdays, including Saturday;
      (2)   Operations are for the protection or salvage of agricultural crops during periods of potential or actual frost damage or other adverse weather conditions; or
      (3)   Operations are intended for agricultural pest control through pesticide application, provided the application is made in accordance with permits issued by or regulations enforced by the California Department of Agriculture.
   (F)   Sounds associated with the maintenance of real property, provided the activities occur between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on any day except Sunday and between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Sunday.  Required city services shall be allowed to conduct routine maintenance of real property or emergency-related function before 7:00 a.m. and after 6:00 p.m. on any day.
   (G)   Sounds associated with the maintenance and inspection of emergency machinery, vehicle, work or alarm provided the activities occur between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
   (H)   Broadcasting from any aircraft, motor vehicle or fixed sound-amplifying equipment or the use of a radio, tape player, tape recorder, compact disc player, record player or television, in the course of an assembly, festival or parade for which a license or permit has been issued.
(`64 Code, Sec. 19-60.9)  (Ord. No. 2292)