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sam
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Username: Samdlg

Post Number: 7
Registered: 02-2006
Posted on Saturday, August 28, 2010 - 07:47 am:   

A neighbors mowing service starts quite early on Saturdays and at times wakes up our little ones. Is there a city ordinance for the start time for such labor?

What can we do if there's a violation?
 

Todd Renshaw, Chief of Police
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Username: Todd

Post Number: 477
Registered: 01-2002
Posted on Tuesday, August 31, 2010 - 09:53 am:   

Below is a copy and paste from the Frisco Noise Ordinance. Feel free to call police communications at 972.292.6010 to report violations at the time they are occurring. The full noise ordinance can be located at:
http://library7.municode.com:80/default-test/template.htm?view=browse&doc_action =setdoc&doc_keytype=tocid&doc_key=b45a049939d7238241676be065cd6c92&infobase=1374 5


(6) Construction/maintenance work.
a. Operating or permitting to be operated any equipment used in construction, maintenance, repair, alteration or demolition work on buildings, structures, streets, alleys, lawns, golf courses or appurtenances thereto and/or the erection, including excavation, demolition, alteration or repair of any building within a residential district or quiet zone, or within 500 feet of any residence or quiet zone, in such a manner as to cause a noise disturbance. Furthermore, any such activity shall create a noise disturbance per se if conducted between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
b. Operating or permitting to be operated any gravel pit, rock crusher or other machinery for the separation, gathering, grading, loading or unloading of sand, rock or gravel, within a residential district or quiet zone, or within 500 feet of any residence or quiet zone, in such a manner as to cause a noise disturbance. Furthermore, any such activity shall create a noise disturbance per se if conducted between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
c. Operating or permitting to be operated any equipment used in construction, maintenance, repair, alteration or demolition work on buildings, structures, streets, alleys, lawns, golf courses or appurtenances thereto within a nonresidential district in such a manner as to cause a noise disturbance.
d. Operating or permitting to be operated any gravel pit, rock crusher or other machinery for the separation, gathering, grading, loading or unloading of sand, rock or gravel within a nonresidential district in such a manner as to cause a noise disturbance.
(7) Power equipment.
a. Operating or permitting to be operated any power equipment (as defined herein and excluding construction equipment which is specifically regulated by subsection (6) above) within a residential district or quiet zone, or within 500 feet of any residence or quiet zone, in such a manner as to cause a noise disturbance. Furthermore, any such activity shall create a noise disturbance per se if conducted between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
b. Operating or permitting to be operated any power equipment (as defined herein and excluding construction equipment which is specifically regulated by subsection (6) above) within a nonresidential district in such a manner as to cause a noise disturbance.

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