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Chapter 8.48  NOISE        Construction site                           

8.48.010  Limitation of hours for construction.
The erection, demolition, alteration, or repair of any building or structure or the grading or excavation of land in such manner as to create disturbing, excessive or offensive noise during the following hours, except as hereinafter provided, is a violation of this code:
(1)   After six p.m. on any day, and before seven a.m., Monday through Friday, and before eight a.m. on Saturday;
(2)   All day on Sunday, New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
(Ord. 3109 § 1 (part), 2003)

8.48.020  Exceptions.
(1)   An owner/occupant or resident/tenant of residential property may engage in a home improvement or home construction project involving the erection, demolition, alteration or repair of a building or structure or the grading or excavation of land on any weekday between the hours of seven a.m. and sunset and on weekends between the hours of eight a.m. and sunset, provided such project is for the benefit of said residential property and is personally carried out by said owner/occupant or resident/tenant.
(2)   The city manager may grant exceptions to Section 8.48.010 by issuing a permit in the following circumstances:
(A)   When emergency repairs are required to protect the health and safety of any member of the community;
(B)   In nonresidential zones, provided there are no inhabited dwellings within one thousand feet of the building or structure being erected, demolished, altered or repaired or the exterior boundaries of the site being graded or excavated.
(Ord. 3109 § 1 (part), 1978)

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