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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; <br />