City of Rochester, NH
Strafford County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City of Rochester 6-6-1995 as §§ 28.1, 28.2 and 28.4 of the 1995 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Adult-oriented establishments — See Ch. 11.
Animals — See Ch. 28.
Building construction and property maintenance — See Ch. 40.
Health and sanitation — See Ch. 94.
Fires and fire safety — See Ch. 75.
Peace and good order — See Ch. 167.
Solid waste — See Ch. 210.
The use of outdoor portable incinerators, drums, barrels or other containers for the burning of trash, garbage, or refuse is hereby prohibited within the limits of the City of Rochester. This section shall not be construed, nor is it intended, to exclude the use of outdoor fireplaces or portable charcoal cooking devices designed and used for cooking purposes.
A. 
No person, partnership, association, or corporation shall use or operate or cause to be used or operated any mechanical device, machine, apparatus, or instrument for the reproduction, intensification or amplification of the human voice, music, or any sound or noise from any public or private place in such manner that the peace and good order of the neighborhood is disturbed or that persons owning, using or occupying property in the neighborhood are disturbed or annoyed.
B. 
No person shall operate any sound or public address system upon the streets, lanes, alleys or sidewalks of the City without first securing a permit for the same from the Chief of Police. Such permit shall state the time, place, nature of the material to be broadcast, and such other details as the Chief of Police shall determine. This section shall not apply to law enforcement officers in performance of their duties.
[Amended 1-5-2021]
Any person, partnership, association or corporation violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be fined not more than one hundred dollars ($100.) for each offense unless herein otherwise provided. (For state statute relative to prevention and removal of nuisances, see RSA 147.)