Town of Glocester, RI
Providence County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Glocester as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Noise from dogs — See Ch. 139, §  139-11.
Disorderly conduct and indecency — See Ch. 157.
Hawkers and peddlers — See Ch. 190.
Parks and recreation areas — See Ch. 221.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 258.
[Adopted 7-8-1982 (Ch. II, § 3, 2-03-02, of the 1991 Code)]

§ 217-1 Loud and unreasonable noise prohibited. [1]

It is hereby declared to be a public nuisance and it shall be unlawful for any person to make, cause, or suffer or permit to be made or caused upon any premises owned, occupied or controlled by him/her, or upon any public property, public roadway or thoroughfare in the Town, loud and unreasonable noise by means of the human voice, or by any other means or methods which, under the circumstances, would disturb a person of average sensibilities, or which are so harsh, or so prolonged or unnatural, or unusual in their use, time and place as to disturb a person of average sensibilities or which are injurious to the lives, health, peace and comfort of the inhabitants of the Town.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

§ 217-2 Violations and penalties.

Any person violating this article shall be fined as provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article II, Penalties. Each day of the existence of a violation shall be deemed a separate offense. All prosecutions on behalf of the Town shall be brought in the name of the Town by the Town Solicitor, any police officer or other duly authorized officer of the Town.
[Adopted 10-9-1970, amended 2-9-1973 (Ch. II, § 3, 2-03-03, of the 1991 Code). Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 217-3 Squealing of tires prohibited; violations and penalties.

Every person who shall cause to be made upon a public highway of this Town, an unnecessary noise and sound, to wit: the squealing of automobile tires by the use of excessive acceleration of an automobile, said noise and sound being physically annoying to other persons, harsh, unnatural, and unusual in its use and place, and comfort of the good and orderly people of the Town of Glocester, in violation of this article of said Town, shall be fined in an amount not to exceed $100.