(a)    No person shall operate any whistle, rattle, bell, gong, clapper, hammer, drum, horn, player piano, calliope, radio, phonograph or other sound-producing or sound-amplifying instrument or otherwise create noise or sound in such manner as to disturb the peace and quiet of a neighborhood or to interfere with the transaction of business or other ordinary pursuits. Nothing herein shall be construed to affect the usual and reasonable operation of steam railroads, electric railways and motor buses, or to prohibit the reasonable and ordinary noises attendant on athletic contests or lawful public or semi-public meetings, parades or celebrations.
   (b)    Whoever violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor in the fourth degree.
(Ord. 40-92. Passed 6-2-92.)