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Mayor Michael O'Connor
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The Sound Emission Ordinance (02-9, Section 15-21 of the City Code) identifies: 15-21.2.(b) A person may not cause or permit noise levels emanating from construction or demolition site activities which exceed: (1) Ninety (90) dBA during daytime hours (2) The levels specified in the Allowable Noise Level Table during nighttime hours. Daytime Hours as being between the times of 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., local time.
Noise Levels from construction/demolition Cannot Exceed 90dBA. Nighttime hours are between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m., local time. Noise levels Cannot Exceed the following:
Complaints: For complaints relating to Construction/Demolition Noise Emission, the Police Department has monitoring equipment. Call Lieutenant Brian Brown at 301-600-2135.
The city maintains a list on the Licensed Contractor page.