Village of Montgomery, NY
Orange County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Montgomery 12-2-1968. Sections 77-2F and 77-3 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
Subject to the provisions of this section, the creation of any unreasonable, loud, disturbing and unnecessary noise is prohibited. Noise of such character, intensity, duration or repetition as to be detrimental to the life or health of any individual, or of the public, or to the peace and tranquility of the village, is hereby prohibited.
The following acts, among others, are declared to be loud, disturbing and unnecessary noises in violation of this chapter, but any enumeration herein shall not be deemed to be exclusive.
A. 
The sounding of any horn or signal device on any motor vehicle, motorcycle, bus or other vehicle while stationary, except as a danger signal when an approaching vehicle is apparently out of control, or if in motion, only as a danger signal after or as brakes are being applied and deceleration of the vehicle is intended; the creation by means of any such signal device of any unreasonably loud or harsh sound or the sounding of any such device for an unnecessary and unreasonable period of time.
B. 
The rapid acceleration or deceleration of any motor vehicle in such a manner as to cause the wheels thereof, or any other part of said motor vehicle, to emit loud, disturbing and unnecessary noises, except in an emergency to prevent damage or injury to person or property.
C. 
The keeping or harboring of any dog which by frequent or long continued barking shall disturb the comfort and repose of any person in the village.
D. 
The use of any motor vehicle, motorcycle or vehicle so out of repair, so loaded, so equipped or in such manner as to create loud and unnecessary grating, grinding, screeching, rattling or other noise.
E. 
The use or operation of any machine, tool or equipment between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. in the exercise of any trade or calling or otherwise, in such a manner as to create any noise which annoys, injures or endangers the comfort, repose, health or safety of others.
F. 
The shouting and crying of any person or group of persons not including that of peddlers, hawkers and vendors which serves no legitimate purpose and/or disturbs the peace and quiet of any part of the village.[1]
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
G. 
The use of a sound truck or other mechanical, sound-amplifying device on a motor vehicle at any place within the village, except pursuant to a permit therefor, to be issued by the Village Clerk.
Any person violating the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be punishable by a fine not exceeding $250 or a term of imprisonment for not more than 15 days or both, for each offense.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.