1046 – Noise

                        ORDINANCE NO. 1046

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RICH HILL, MISSOURI REGULATING UNNECESSARY NOISE WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS OF RICH HILL, MISSOURI

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BE IT ORDAINED, by the Board of Aldermen of the City of Rich Hill, Missouri, as follows:

                            SECTION I

It shall be unlawful for any person to operate a radio, phonograph, loudspeaker, sound amplifier or other device at any time with volume louder than necessary for convenient hearing of persons in the room, vehicle, chamber, or outside of any enclosed structure where used.  Audibility at a distance of more than one hundred (100) feet from such device  is prima facie evidence of a violation of this section.

                            SECTION II

A permit from the chief of police must be obtained for an outdoor event where the volume must exceed that established in Section I.  The chief shall issue the permit if the peace would not be unduly disturbed thereby.

                           SECTION III

Upon conviction, any violation of this ordinance shall be punishable of a fine not to exceed $500.00  and/or imprisonment not to exceed 90 days.

READ TWO TIMES and passed this  11   day of  JULY       , 1995.

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Don Cole

Mayor

ATTEST:

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Carol Culver

Assistant City Clerk

Aye’s:4

Nay’s:0

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