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(a) No person shall generate or permit to be generated unreasonable noise or loud sound which is likely to cause inconvenience, annoyance or discomfort to any persons of ordinary sensibilities by means of a compact disc player, radio, phonograph, television, tape player, loud speaker or any other sound amplifying device or by any horn, drum, piano or other musical or percussion instrument.
(1) It is prima facie unlawful for a person to generate or permit to be generated sound by the above described devices or instruments in the following circumstances:
A. On private property between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. of the following day, regardless of existing nonconforming use, conditional use, special use, or variances, where the sound is audible more than eighty feet from the property line of the property on which the source of the sound is located; or
B. On a street, highway or in the public right-of-way where the sound is audible 100 feet from the device generating the sound. Persons in possession of a current parade permit issued pursuant to Section 311.02 or traditional public festivities are exempt from the provisions of this subparagraph.
(b) No person, being the owner, or person in possession of a premises or person in control of the premises by reason of employment, agency or otherwise whether such ownership, possession or control is exclusive or joint, shall permit a violation of this section.
(c) Warning and alarm devices which have the purpose of signaling unsafe or dangerous situations or calling for police are exempted from the prohibitions of this section when used for such purposes.
(Ord. 71-1991. Passed 6-13-91.)