Village of Lake Success, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Lake Success 6-23-1965 as Chapter V, Sections 4C and 5 of the Revised General Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Alarms — See Ch. 32.
Peace and good order — See Ch. 80.
Zoning — See Ch. 105.
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 or any noise which either annoys, disturbs, interferes with, injures or endangers the comfort, repose, health, peace or safety of others within the limits of the Village of Lake Success.
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:
A. 
The using or operating, or permitting to be played, used or operated of any radio receiving set, television set, musical instrument, phonograph, sound amplifier, air conditioner or other machine or device in such manner as to disturb the peace, quiet and comfort of the neighboring inhabitants or at any time with louder volume than is necessary for convenient hearing of the person or persons who are voluntary listeners thereto. The operation of any such set, instrument, phonograph, machine or device in such a manner as to be audible at a distance of 50 feet from the source of the sound or beyond the boundaries of the premises on which it is located shall be prima facie evidence of a violation of this section.
B. 
The using or operating, or permitting to be played, used or operated, of 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.
C. 
Yelling, shouting, whistling or singing on the public streets, particularly between the hours of 6:00 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 any persons in the vicinity.
[Amended 3-13-2000 by L.L. No. 1-2000]
D. 
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.
E. 
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.
F. 
The operation between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m., or at any time on any Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, of any pile driver, steam shovel, pneumatic hammer, derrick, steam or electric hoist or other appliance, the use of which is attended by loud or unusual noise.
[Amended 3-13-2000 by L.L. No. 1-2000]
G. 
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 or at any time on any Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, which is attended by loud and disturbing noises, except in the case of urgent necessity in the interest of public health or safety.
[Amended 3-13-2000 by L.L. No. 1-2000]
H. 
Power tools.
[Added 11-21-1983 by L.L. No. 5-1983]
(1) 
The use of any power tool, lawn mower, leaf blower or similar machine which makes a sound audible beyond the property line of the premises where it is used is expressly forbidden in residential districts on Saturdays and recognized legal holidays before the hour of 9:00 a.m., and on Sundays before the hour of 10:00 a.m., and 8:00 a.m. on weekdays.
(2) 
The foregoing restrictions shall not apply to snow removal equipment.
[Amended 4-16-1979 by L.L. No. 1-1979; 3-4-1985 by L.L. No. 1-1985; 4-14-1993 by L.L. No. 6-1993]
An offense of the provisions of this chapter shall constitute a violation under the Penal Law and shall be punishable, upon conviction thereof, by a fine of not more than $1,000 or by imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or both.