Construction Hours

Sec. 22-61. – Noise, generally.

(b) The following activities may not be operated or caused to be operated between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. on weekdays and Saturdays, all day on Sundays and the holidays of New Year’s Day, Christmas Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day and Thanksgiving Day, unless for a public works transportation or utilities project approved by the city in subsection (c) below:

(1) Any equipment used in construction activity, repair, alteration or demolition work on buildings, structures, streets, alleys, or appurtenances thereto with sound-control devices less effective than those provided on the original equipment;

(2) Any pile driver, steam shovel, pneumatic hammer, derrick, steam or electric hoist;

(3) Any other machinery, appliance, etc., the use of which is attended by loud or raucous noise so as to disturb the peace, health, quiet or comfort of the neighborhood or vicinity thereof.