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[Amended 7-16-2009 by L.L. No. 7-2009]Any of the following acts and causes thereof which annoy, disturb, injure or endanger the comfort, repose, health, peace, safety or welfare of a reasonable person of normal sensibilities are declared to be in violation of this chapter and to constitute unreasonable noise:
A. No person who owns or has immediate control over an animal shall permit such animal to cause annoyance, alarm, or noise disturbance for more than 15 minutes at any time of the day or night by repeated barking, whining, screeching, howling, braying or other like sounds which can be heard beyond the boundary of such person's property.
B. The shouting, yelling, crying or hooting of peddlers, hawkers and vendors.
C. No person shall cause or permit to be caused the excessive sounding of any horn or other auditory signaling device on or in any motor vehicle except to serve as a warning of danger.
D. No person shall cause or permit the operation of any device, vehicle, construction equipment or lawn maintenance equipment, including but not limited to any diesel engine, internal combustion engine or turbine engine, without a properly functioning muffler in good working order.
E. No person shall cause or permit to be caused noise from power tools, lawn mowers, leaf blowers or agricultural equipment when operated on a residential property between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
F. No person shall cause or permit to be caused any noise which, when measured by a sound level meter at the real property line of the parcel of residential or commercial property, public space or the dwelling unit (within a multi-dwelling-unit building) from which it is emanating, is in excess of 65 dBA between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. on Sunday through Thursday or between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.
G. No person shall cause or permit to be caused any noise which, when measured by a sound level meter at the real property line of the parcel of industrial property from which it is emanating, is in excess of 75 dBA between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
H. No person shall collect refuse from residential property with a refuse collection vehicle between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m., except that this subsection shall not apply to the collection of refuse during an emergency, such as a storm or other unexpected event, which causes delays in refuse collection.
A. Motor vehicle sound level limits and equipment shall be in compliance with provisions of any state law, including but not limited to §§ 386 and 375 of the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law.
NOTE: NYS Vehicle and Traffic Law § 386 is entitled "Motor vehicle sound level limits" and establishes maximum sound levels (in decibels) that may emanate from motor vehicles or motorcycles. NYS Vehicle and Traffic Law § 375 entitled "Equipment" addresses horns [§ 375(1)], uses of sirens/gongs by nonemergency vehicles [§ 375(26)], mufflers and exhaust systems [§ 375(31)], and vehicle audio systems [§ 375(47)]).
B. No person shall operate a vehicle in such a manner as to cause unreasonable noise by spinning or squealing the tires of such vehicle.
C. No person shall allow noise from an automobile alarm in excess of five minutes after it has been activated.
Vessel and boat sound level limits and equipment shall be in compliance with provisions of any state law, including but not limited to § 44 of the New York State Navigation Law.