Village of Kings Point, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Kings Point 12-15-1965 by Ord. No. 31. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Animals — See Ch. 48.

§ 106-1 Prohibited actions; enumeration.

A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to make, continue or cause or permit to be made or continued any loud, raucous, unnecessary or unusual noise which either annoys, disturbs, interferes with, injures or endangers the comfort, repose, health, peace or safety of a reasonable person of normal sensitivities within the limits of the Village of Kings Point.
[Amended 7-22-2002 by L.L. No. 1-2002]
B. 
The following acts, among others, are declared to be loud, disturbing and unnecessary noises in violation of this chapter, but said enumeration shall not be deemed to be exclusive, namely:
(1) 
The use or operation of any radio receiving set, television set, musical instrument, phonograph or sound amplifier, air conditioner, fan, lawn sprinkler or other similar mechanical device in such manner as to create any sound or noise exceeding 35 decibels at the adjoining property line.
(2) 
The using or operating of or permitting to be played, used, or operated any radio receiving set, musical instrument, phonograph, loudspeaker, sound amplifier, automobile horn or other machine or device for the producing or reproducing of sound which is cast upon the public streets for the purpose of commercial advertising or otherwise attracting the attention of the public.
(3) 
Yelling, shouting, hooting, whistling or singing on the public streets between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. or at any time or place so as to annoy or disturb the quiet, comfort or repose of a reasonable person of normal sensitivities in the vicinity.
[Amended 7-22-2002 by L.L. No. 1-2002]
(4) 
The discharge into the open air of the exhaust of any internal combustion engine except through a muffler or other device which will effectively prevent loud or explosive noises therefrom.
(5) 
The use of any automobile, truck, motorcycle or vehicle so out of repair, so loaded or in such manner as to create loud and unnecessary grating, grinding, rattling or other noise.
(6) 
The operation between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. or at any time on any Sunday or legal holiday of any pile driver, steam shovel, pneumatic hammer, derrick, steam or electric hoist, bulldozer, large truck or trailer truck or other vehicle or appliance, the use of which is attended by loud or unusual noise.
(7) 
The erection (including excavation), demolition, alteration or repair of any building or structure other than between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on weekdays (excepting legal holidays) which is attended by loud and disturbing noises, except in the case of urgent necessity in the interest of public health or safety.
(8) 
The playing, operation or use of a radio, television, musical instrument, phonograph, tape player, loudspeaker or sound amplifier in such a manner as to disturb the peace, quiet and repose of a reasonable person of normal sensitivities on a neighboring lot or premises. If the sound produced by such radio, television, musical instrument, phonograph, tape player, loudspeaker or sound amplifier is audible on a lot or premises adjoining the lot or premises on which same is located between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 8:00 a.m., this shall be prima facie evidence of a violation of this section.[1]
[Added 8-28-1984 by L.L. No. 2-1984; amended 7-22-2002 by L.L. No. 1-2002]
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Editor's Note: Former § 106-2, Noise by dogs, added 12-19-1973, as amended, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 9-25-2003 by L.L. No. 10-2003. See now Ch. 48, Animals. Former § 106-3, Penalties for offenses, was repealed 5-19-2003 by L.L. No. 8-2003. See now Ch. 116, Penalties.