Village of North Collins, NY
Erie County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of North Collins 7-5-1988 by L.L. No. 2-1988 as Ch. 81 of the 1988 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Animals — See Ch. 46.
Housing standards — See Ch. 103.
Peddling and soliciting — See Ch. 123.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 171.

§ 117-1 Unnecessary noise prohibited.

No person or persons, partnership or corporation shall make or cause to be made or permitted any unnecessary and unreasonably loud, disturbing noise or any raucous, annoying sounds so as to disturb the comfort, peace, repose, quiet and tranquility or which injures or endangers the health or welfare of others within the limits of the village.

§ 117-2 Prohibited acts; exception.

A. 
The following acts are declared to be loud, disturbing, raucous, annoying and unnecessary noises in violation of this section, but said enumeration shall not be deemed to be exclusive, namely:
(1) 
The playing of any radio, phonograph, television or any musical instrument or singing and talking in such a manner or in such volume as to annoy or disturb the quiet, comfort or repose of persons within the village in any type of dwelling, particularly during the hours between 11:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. on any weekday and at any time on Sunday.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original Subsection B, dealing with noise from animals and which immediately followed this subsection, was moved to § 46-3A at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
(2) 
The sounding of any horn or signal device by any automobile or other vehicle for any unnecessary period of time while the vehicle is not in motion except as a danger signal.
(3) 
The conduct of any business or commercial enterprise which by reason thereof causes continued loud disturbing noises.
(4) 
The operation or propelling of any vehicle, motorcycle, motorboat or launch within the jurisdiction of the village without an efficient and proper muffler.
B. 
Exception. Nothing herein contained shall be construed to apply to church bells or chimes.

§ 117-3 Penalties for offenses.

Any person committing an offense against any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of a violation punishable by a fine not exceeding $250 or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment. The continuation of an offense against the provisions of this chapter shall constitute, for each day the offense is continued, a separate and distinct offense hereunder.