§ 10-407.  Powers and Duties of the Board of Health. 90
   The Board of Health shall have the following powers and duties:
   (1)   to promulgate regulations, implementing this Chapter, preventing noise and excessive vibration, and limiting, controlling or prohibiting noise and excessive vibration from any sources. Such regulations may include, but are not limited to, the following:
      (a)   the intensity, frequency, duration and other characteristics of sound and vibration, the circumstances under which sound and vibration are permitted, and the degree of control required for sound and vibration;
      (b)   noise and excessive vibration and related actions which are prohibited;
      (c)   the types and kinds of control measures and actions, including specifications and/or performance requirements, which may be required to control or eliminate noise and excessive vibration;
   (2)   to promulgate regulations to establish objectives for the prevention of community degradation, due to noise and excessive vibration, to establish areas where objectives are applicable, and limiting, prohibiting, or otherwise controlling noise and excessive vibration. Such regulations may include, but are not limited to, the control or prohibition of acts that may cause sounds or vibrations prohibited by or in excess of that permitted by this Chapter or regulations adopted hereunder, including each and every means enumerated in subsection (1) of this Section;
   (3)   to classify sources of sound and vibration by character, process, industry, cause, effects, or other reasonable system for the purpose of promulgating regulations requiring the application of measures to control and/or eliminate noise and excessive vibrations.



   Renumbered, Bill No. 030682 (approved December 31, 2003).