Town of East Haddam, CT
Middlesex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of East Haddam 7-20-1967. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Boating — See Ch. 171.
No activity giving rise to excessive or disturbing noise shall be conducted anywhere in the Town of East Haddam. Necessary operations, such as blasting, lumbering and the like, shall be performed only during normal daytime working hours.
No amusement or entertainment enterprise that causes or induces excessive or unusual noise shall be conducted in the Town at any time. This includes, but is not limited to, such noises as are made by firearms, motors on land, water or in the air, and by jet engines in all applications. In the case of any such activity which may be determined to be in any respect nonconforming, it is specifically enacted that there shall be no extension of such activity, either as to manner or hours of operation. Under no circumstances shall any jet engines be used in any sport or amusement exhibition, contest or otherwise.
No races, exhibitions, contests or other activities, such as, but not limited to, motor boating, drag racing or airplane racing, shall be conducted between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. The purpose of this section is not to validate such activities at other hours but to prohibit them during the specific hours without regard to the level of sound created.
Violations of this chapter shall be punishable by a fine of not less than $25 nor more than $500, and each separate incident shall be adjudged a separate violation. The Town or any interested citizen thereof may also obtain injunctive relief for such violation or threatened violation.