Hartsdel Neighborhood Watch Association
Del City Ordinances


Sec. 10-21. Noises.

No peddler, nor any person in his behalf, shall shout, make any outcry, blow a horn, ring a bell or use any sound device, including any loud speaking radio or sound amplifying system upon any of the streets, alleys, parks, or other public places in the city, or upon any private premises in the city where sound of sufficient volume is emitted or produced there from to be capable of being plainly heard upon the streets, avenues, alleys, parks or other public places, for the purpose of attracting attention to any goods, wares or merchandise which such licensee proposes to sell.

Sec. 13-13. Loud noise, music, words.

(a.) It shall be unlawful for any person to disturb to the peace and quietude of any part of the city by operating, having operated or permitting to be operated any contrivance, whether electric or not, with or without a loudspeaker, in such a manner as to emit loud music, noise or words. This section shall not prohibit religious bodies from playing chimes, bells, carillons, or other religious music.

(b.) It shall be prima facie evidence of a violation of the section if the sound can be heard outside the limits described below.

(1.) Playing or operating or permitting the playing, use or operation of any radio, musical instruments, phonograph or other machine or device, for the purpose of entertainment or is used for that purpose and can be heard from the distance of fifty (50) feet or if the source of such sound is located upon any public right-of-way: or

(2.) If said source is located upon any public right-of-way and can be heard inside a structure or in a motor vehicle other than the source of said noise, and if in the receiving motor vehicle all doors and windows are closed.

(Code 1973, 18-13; Ord. No. 936, 1, 5-20-91)
State law reference - Noise control, cooperation with state 63 O.S. 1-1514.