Village of Rhinebeck, NY
Dutchess County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Rhinebeck 11-10-1987 by L.L. No. 2-1987. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Noise by dogs — See Ch. 46.
Peddling and soliciting — See Ch. 83.
This chapter may be cited as the "Noise Control Local Law of the Village of Rhinebeck, New York."
Whereas excessive sound and vibration are a serious hazard to the public health and welfare, safety and the quality of life; and whereas a substantial body of science and technology exists by which excessive sound and vibration may be substantially abated; and whereas the People have a right to and should be ensured an environment free from excessive sound and vibration that may jeopardize their health or welfare or safety or degrade the quality of life, now, therefore, it is the policy of the Village of Rhinebeck to prevent excessive sound and vibration which may jeopardize the health and welfare or safety of its citizens or degrade the quality of life.
This chapter shall apply to the control of all sound and vibration originating within the limits of the Village of Rhinebeck.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
Any sound which:
Endangers or injures the safety or health of humans.
Annoys or disturbs a reasonable person of normal sensitivities.
Endangers or injures personal or real property.
No person shall unreasonably make, continue or cause to be made or continued any noise disturbance. Noncommercial public speaking and public assembly activities conducted on any public space or public right-of-way shall be exempt from the operation of this section.
Any person who willfully or knowingly violates any provision of this chapter shall be fined for each offense a sum of money not to exceed $250.
Each day of violation of any provisions of this chapter shall constitute a separate offense.