SECTION 2: Section 10.28.007 of Chapter 10.28 is added to read as follows:
<br />Section 10.28.007 Loud and Unreasonable Noise is Prohibited.
<br />It is unlawful for any person or property owner to make, continue, cause or allow
<br />to be made any loud, unreasonable, unusual, penetrating or boisterous noise,
<br />disturbance or commotion which annoys, disturbs, injures or endangers the
<br />comfort, repose, health, peace and quiet within the limits of the City, and the acts
<br />and things listed in this Chapter, among others, are declared to be loud,
<br />disturbing, injurious and unreasonable noises in violation of this Chapter, but
<br />shall not be deemed to be exclusive.
<br />SECTION 3: Section 10.28.010 of Chapter 10.28 is amended to read as follows:
<br />Section 10.28.010 Loud and Unreasonable Noise.
<br />It is unlawful for any person or property owner to willfully make, allow, continue or
<br />cause to be made, allowed, or continued, any loud and unreasonable,
<br />unnecessary, or disturbing noise, including, but not limited to, yelling, shouting,
<br />hooting, whistling, singing, playing music, or playing a musical instrument, which
<br />disturbs the peace, comfort, quiet or repose of any area or which causes
<br />discomfort or annoyance to any reasonable person of normal sensitivities in the
<br />area, after a peace or code enforcement officer has first requested that the
<br />person or property owner cease and desist from making or continuing, or causing
<br />to make or continue, such loud, unreasonable, unnecessary, excessive or
<br />disturbing noise.
<br />The factors, standards, and conditions which should be considered in
<br />determining whether a violation of the provisions of this section has been
<br />committed, include, but are not limited to, the following:
<br />A. The level of the noise;
<br />B. Whether the nature of the noise is usual or unusual;
<br />C. Whether the origin of the noise is natural or unnatural;
<br />D. The level and intensity of the background (ambient) noise, if any;
<br />E. The proximity of the noise to residential or commercial sleeping areas;
<br />F. The nature and zoning of the area within which the noise emanates;
<br />G. The density of inhabitation of the area within which the noise emanates;
<br />H. The time of day and night the noise occurs;
<br />The duration of the noise;