Sec. 26-56. Maximum sound pressure levels.
Table: Maximum Sound Pressure Levels
Receiving Land Sound Level Limit db(A)
7:00 a.m. 10:00 p.m.
-10:00 p.m. -7:00 a.m.
Noise sensitive zone 55 50
Residential 57 52
Park and recreational 67 62
Business (commercial) 67 62
Industrial 77 77
Measurements in multi-family structures. In a structure used as a multi-family dwelling the police department may take measurements to determine such sound levels from common areas within or outside the structure or from other dwelling units within the structure, when requested to do so by the owner or tenant in possession and control thereof. Such measurement shall be taken at a point at least four (4) feet from the wall, ceiling or floor nearest the noise source, with doors to the receiving area closed and windows in the normal position for the season. (Ord. No. O-91-170, 7-9-91, eff. 9-1-91; Ord. No. O-92-001, 1-14 -92)
Last updated date: 10/23/2006 4:15:21 PM