[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Dundee 11-14-1989 by L.L. No. 9-1989. Amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be unlawful for any person to make, continue or cause to be made or continued any unnecessary noise which either annoys, injures or endangers the comfort, repose, health or safety of any one or more persons, whether it be by loud and abusive language or by the operation of any machine or motor vehicle or vehicle or exercise of any trade, calling or otherwise type of noise, unless the making and continuing of the same is necessary for the protection or preservation of property or of the health, safety, life or limb of some person.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- Persons, corporations, companies, associations, joint-stock associations, partnerships, copartnerships, estates or any other entity and persons, their assignees, lessees, trustees or receivers appointed by any court whatsoever or by any other means, except the state, municipality and public districts.
Any vehicle, GoKart, minibike, lawn mower, chain saw or any other motor-driven machine that may create unnecessary noise may not be operated beyond an unusual hour at night (10:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m.) or before 10:00 a.m. on Sunday.
No person shall maintain any vehicle that does not have a muffling device which prevents any unusual or loud noise or creates excessive noise by inadequate mufflers, and no person shall operate such motor vehicle in any manner that shall create excessive or unusual noise by squealing or spinning tires or racing engines at abnormal speed or by blowing horns or warning devices when not necessary or when no emergency is in effect.
Any person who violates any rule or regulation of any section of this chapter shall be subject to a penalty for the violation of any such rule or regulation not exceeding $250 or 30 days' imprisonment, except where penalties established by statute apply.