Village of Massapequa Park, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Massapequa Park 5-22-1967 by Art. IV of Ch. 14 of the 1967 Code. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Penalties for offenses — See Ch. 1, Art. I.
Boating — See Ch. 90.
Fire prevention and building construction — See Ch. 154.
Junk dealers — See Ch. 192.
Peddling and soliciting — See Ch. 240.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 298.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 322.
Vending vehicles — See Ch. 330.

§ 218-1 General prohibition.

It shall be unlawful for any person to make, continue or cause to be made or continued any loud, unnecessary or unusual noise or any noise which annoys, disturbs or injures or endangers the comfort, repose, health, peace or safety of others. The restrictions enumerated in this chapter are specific enactments to curb and prevent disturbing and unnecessary noises in violation of this chapter, but said enumeration shall not be deemed to be exclusive.

§ 218-2 Building operations.

[Amended 9-22-1997 by L.L. No. 13-1997]
A. 
Operation or use of any pile drivers, steam shovels, pneumatic hammers, derricks, steam or electric hoists, chain saws, leaf blowers, lawn blowers, power washers, electrical generators, outboard blowers or other similar apparatus or to engage in any other building operation which is attended with loud or unusual noises anywhere in the Village of Massapequa Park is allowed only during the hours of 8:00 a.m. through 7:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. through 7:00 p.m. on Saturdays.
[Amended 9-13-2010 by L.L. No. 5-2010]
B. 
The terms and provisions as set forth in Subsection A above are separate and not applicable to the terms and provisions of the Landscaping Law, §§ 196-1 through 196-12 inclusive, of the Massapequa Park Code.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 196, Landscaping.
C. 
This section shall not apply to the use of domestic power tools when said operation is limited to work that does not require a building permit.
[Added 9-13-2010 by L.L. No. 5-2010]

§ 218-3 Loudspeakers and other sound-amplifying devices.

[Amended 1-7-1991 by L.L. No. 1-1991]
No person shall maintain or operate or permit to be maintained or operated any loudspeaker attachment connected with a radio or television apparatus or talking machine or other primary source of sound in such manner that the loudspeaker will project sound outside of any building so that the sound is audible for a distance of more than 30 feet from the point of its origin.

§ 218-4 Sound trucks.

No person shall operate or cause to be operated any vehicle for any purpose in the village having sound-amplifying equipment in operation without first obtaining the written consent of the Board of Trustees.

§ 218-5 Horns and signaling devices.

No person shall sound or cause to be sounded any horn or signaling device on any motorcar, motorcycle, motorboat or other vehicle on any street, waterway or public place of the village except as a danger signal or traffic warning, nor shall any person create or cause to be created by the use of such devices any unreasonably loud, harsh or prolonged sound.

§ 218-6 Mufflers.

No person shall operate or cause to be operated any motorcar, motorboat or other mechanism propelled by gasoline, fuel oil or other combustible substance unless the same is properly equipped with a muffler, so designed and in such condition as to prevent unnecessary noise in its operation.