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The neighborhood general quiet hours are 10pm to 7am the following day.

View the complete Noise Code for more specifics.

TMC 6-14 Noise Ordinance

No person shall knowingly create, permit, or assist in the creation or continuance of any noise disturbance including the following restrictions:

Sound Equipment - It is unlawful to operate or use, or to permit the operation or use, of sound producing, amplifying, or reproducing equipment in such a manner that the sound produced thereby is plainly audible within any noise sensitive property, other than the place where the sound originates; or on public property or public right-of-way located one hundred fifty feet from the place where the sound originates.

Animals - It is unlawful to keep, or permit the keeping of, any animal that barks, cries, whimpers, crows, clucks, or makes any other sound on a frequent or continuous basis for fifteen minutes or longer and that is plainly audible within a noise sensitive property, other than the place where the sound originates. For more information visit  the Animals page.

Power Equipment -  It is unlawful to operate, or to permit the operation of, any power equipment between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.. For more information regarding construction noise visit Noise & Work Hour Variance.

Dynamic Braking Devices - It is unlawful to use a dynamic braking device on any motor vehicle, except to avoid imminent danger to persons or property.

Idling Engines on Motor Vehicles - It is unlawful to operate an idling engine for more than fifteen consecutive minutes between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.

Motor Vehicle Repair and Testing - It is unlawful to repair or test any motor vehicle between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. in a manner that is plainly audible within a noise sensitive property. 

 

To report a noise complaint while it is occurring contact the non-emergency dispatch number at 503-629-0111.