Each of the following acts is hereby declared unlawful and prohibited, but this enumeration shall not be deemed to be exclusive, namely:
   (A)   The sounding, or permitting to be sounded, of any signal device on any automobile, motorcycle, bus, or other vehicle while the vehicle is not in motion, except as a danger signal, if another vehicle is approaching apparently out of control, or while the vehicle is in motion, except when a signal is necessary to ensure the safety, and then only to the extent that signal is reasonably necessary for that purpose; the use of any such vehicle upon a public street when the vehicle is so out of repair or has such defective, insufficient, inadequate, damaged, altered, or broken parts or equipment, or when the vehicle has sustained such mechanical or other defects so as to create loud or unnecessary grating, grinding, rattling, or other disturbing noises; the sounding of a horn or signal device for purposes of repair or testing, except within a suitably-enclosed building, and then only under circumstances which are such that the sounding of the horn or other signal device cannot be a nuisance to others; the creation by means of such signal devices of any unreasonably loud or harsh sound; the sounding of the devices for an unnecessary and unreasonable period of time; the use of any such vehicle upon a public street, when the vehicle is so out of repair, or is so loaded, or when it has sustained such mechanical or other defects as to create loud, or unnecessary, grating, grinding, rattling, or other disturbing noises;
   (B)   The playing of any radio, phonograph, or musical instrument of any character in such a manner or with the volume, at any time or place so as to annoy or disturb the quiet, comfort, or repose of persons in any office, dwelling, hotel, or other type of residence or of any person in the vicinity;
   (C)   The keeping of any animal or bird which by frequent, loud, or long-continued noise shall disturb the comfort and repose of any person in the vicinity;
   (D)   The discharge into open air of exhaust of any steam engine, compressed air machine, stationary internal combustion engine, motor vehicle, or any other machine, except through a muffler or other device which will effectively prevent loud or explosive or disturbing noises therefrom;
   (E)   The creation of a loud unnecessary noise in connection with the loading or unloading of any vehicle or the opening and closing or destruction of bales, boxes, crates, or other containers;
   (F)   Yelling, shouting, whistling, loud talking, or singing on the public street, particularly between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m., or at other times or places so as to annoy or disturb the quiet comfort or repose of persons in any office, dwelling, motel, or any other type of residence or of any persons in the vicinity;
   (G)   The use of any drums, loudspeakers, musical devices, or other instruments or devices for the purpose of attracting attention by the creation of noise to any performance, show, sale, or display of merchandise;
   (H)   The use of mechanical loudspeakers, amplifiers, and public address systems in trucks or other vehicles for any purpose whatsoever, except when specific permit is first granted by the Village President;
   (I)   The blowing of any steam whistle attached to any stationary boiler or whistle operated by compressed air, except to give notice of the time to begin or stop work or as a warning of fire or danger, or except upon request by proper authorities;
   (J)   The erection, excavation, demolition, alteration, or repair of any building in a residential or business district, other than between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. on weekdays, except in cases of urgent necessity, in the interest of public safety, and then only upon permission having been first obtained from the Village President;
   (K)   The carrying on, or operation of, any business, trade, or occupation located in a residential section of the village between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. which makes an unusual, loud, frequent, or disturbing noise, causing a nuisance and disturbance to any person residing in the vicinity;
   (L)   (1)   Display or possession of any fireworks, except of the type and under the conditions permitted by the Michigan Fireworks Safety Act, Public Act 256 of 2011, being M.C.L.A. §§ 28.451 through 471, including combustion-driven lanterns;
      (2)   Fire or discharge of any fireworks set forth in division (L)(1) above on any days other than the day preceding, the day of, or the day after a legally-recognized national holiday;
      (3)   In no event shall fireworks be used between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. on national holidays and the days before and after a national holiday;
      (4)   Fireworks shall not be used or possessed by a minor unless under the direct supervision of an adult;
      (5)   An individual shall not use fireworks while under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance, or a combination of the two, as defined in the Michigan Compiled Laws Annotated; and
      (6)   A person shall not ignite, discharge, or use fireworks on public property, school property, or the property of another person or organization without that person’s or organization’s express permission to use those fireworks on said premises.
   (M)   The practicing and training of any drum corps, band, orchestra, or other musical organization, or the practice by individuals on the various musical instruments, which produces a noise or disturbance, and which annoys the peace, repose, and comfort of the residents in the vicinity thereof;
   (N)   It shall be unlawful for any person, knowingly or wantonly, to operate, or cause to be operated, any machine, device, apparatus, or instrument of any kind whatsoever between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 12:00 a.m., the operation of which shall cause reasonably-preventable electrical interference with radio or reception in the village; provided, however, that X-ray pictures, examinations, or treatments may be made at any time if the machines or apparatuses used therefor are properly equipped to avoid all unnecessary or reasonably-preventable interference with radio and television reception and are not negligently operated. This section shall not be construed to embrace the regulation of any transmitting, broadcasting, or receiving instrument, apparatus, or device used in interstate commerce or the operation of which instrument, apparatus, or device is licensed or authorized by or under the provisions of any act of the Congress of the United States;
   (O)   The operation of drones (mechanical flying devices/vehicles) is strictly prohibited over permitted mass gatherings within the village unless the same is done under the authority of the permit and with the promoter’s/land owner’s express permission and in compliance with all FAA regulations applicable hereto; and
   (P)   No person shall construct or operate a Ferris wheel or similar device, unless the same is done under the authority of a permit, and with the land owner’s express permission, and in compliance with all state regulations.
(Prior Code, § 92.25) (Ord. 20, passed 3-18-1968; Ord. passed 5-16-2017; Ord. (2), passed 5-16-2017) Penalty, see § 92.99