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File #: O-36-18    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 8/7/2018 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 10/8/2018 Final action: 10/8/2018
Title: Public Peace - Noise Prohibition - For the purpose of making technical corrections to the City of Annapolis Environmental and Motor Vehicle Noise Standards.
Sponsors: Gavin Buckley
Indexes: Public Safety Committee
Attachments: 1. O-36-18 Noise Prohibition Updates Ordinance.pdf, 2. O-36-18 SR and FIN.pdf, 3. O-36-18 Signed.pdf

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Public Peace - Noise Prohibition - For the purpose of making technical corrections to the City of Annapolis Environmental and Motor Vehicle Noise Standards.

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CITY COUNCIL OF THE

City of Annapolis

 

Ordinance 36-18

 

Introduced by: Mayor Buckley

 

Referred to

Public Safety Committee

 

 

AN ORDINANCE concerning

 

Public Peace - Noise Prohibition

 

FOR                     the purpose of making technical corrections to the City of Annapolis Environmental and Motor Vehicle Noise Standards.

 

BY                     repealing and re-enacting with amendments the following portions of the Code of the City of Annapolis, 2018 Edition

                     11.12.020

 

 

SECTION I:                     BE IT ESTABLISHED AND ORDAINED BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that the Code of the City of Annapolis shall be amended to read as follows:

 

TITLE 11 - PUBLIC PEACE, MORALS AND WELFARE

 

Chapter 11.12 - PUBLIC PEACE AND ORDER

 

Section 11.12.020 - Noise prohibition.

 

A.                      SectionsCode of Maryland Regulations 26.02.03.01 and 26.02.03.0326.02.03.02 of the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR), as amended from time to time, are hereby adopted as the Environmental Noise Standards of the City of Annapolis with the following amendments:

 

1.                      except that the maximum decibel levels allowed within the City of Annapolis are set forth in the following table, which table shall supersede Code of Maryland Regulation 26.02.03.02 Table 1Table 2 in Section 26.02.03.03 is amended to read as follows:

 

Area or activity

Maximum decibel level may not exceed:

 

Daytime hours of 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Nighttime hours of  10 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Residential zoning districts as identified in Chapter 21.40

65 dBA

55 dBA

Office and mixed use districts as identified in Chapter 21.44

67 dBA

62 dBA

Commercial and industrial zoning districts as identified in Chapter 21.42

75 dBA

75 dBA

 

2.                      Subsection C of Section 26.02.03.03 is stricken.

 

B.                      SectionsCode of Maryland Regulations 11.14.07.02 through 11.14.07.12 of the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR), as amended from time to time, are hereby adopted as the Motor Vehicle Noise Standards of the City of Annapolis.

 

C.                     A violation of this section is subject to penalty pursuant to section 11.12.120.

 

SECTION  II:   AND  BE  IT  FURTHER  ESTABLISHED  AND  ORDAINED  BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that this ordinance shall take effect from the date of its passage.

 

 

EXPLANATION

Underlining indicates matter added to existing law.

Strikethrough indicates matter stricken from existing law.

Double Underlining indicates amendments.