Borough of Red Bank, NJ
Monmouth County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Red Bank as Sec. 3-9.12 of the 1987 Revised General Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Animals — See Ch. 231.
Curfew — See Ch. 308.
Disorderly persons — See Ch. 315

§ 450-1 Noise disturbances.

[Amended by Ord. No. 161-67; Ord. No. 212-69]
A. 
No person shall make or permit the making of any loud, excessive or disturbing noise by the use of a phonograph, radio, television and all similar instruments and devices transmitting sound.
B. 
Any place of public accommodation that plays any music, whether prerecorded or live, for the entertainment of its guests or invitees, shall close all windows, doors and exterior openings and shall cease all exterior transmission or broadcast of such music at 11:00 p.m. daily. This subsection does not otherwise limit or modify the applicability or enforceability of any other section of this chapter. This subsection shall not be applicable to any houses of worship while conducting religious services.
[Added 7-9-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-29]
C. 
No person shall make or permit the making of any loud, excessive or disturbing noise in connection with the loading or unloading of any vehicle or the opening or destruction of bales, boxes, crates or containers.
D. 
No person shall engage in the erection, including excavation, demolition, of any building or structure other than between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on weekdays, including Saturdays, except in the case of urgent necessity in the interest of public health and safety, and then only with a permit from the Director of Public Works, which permit may be granted for a period not to exceed three days while the emergency continues, and which permit may be renewed for periods not exceeding three days while the emergency continues. This prohibition shall not apply to routine maintenance and minor repairs on Sunday between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
E. 
No person shall engage in, cause, or permit the operation other than between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on weekdays, including Saturdays, of any pile driver, steam shovel, pneumatic drill or hammer, derrick, steam or electric hoist, or other appliance, the use of which is attended by loud, excessive or disturbing noise.
F. 
Any business establishment that is located within 100 feet of any of the Borough's residential zoning districts shall not be permitted to conduct business between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. of the next day. This prohibition shall apply prospectively only and shall not be applicable to any business that at the time of the adoption of this subsection has hours of operation between 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. This prohibition shall also not be applicable to any primary food service establishment, primary liquor service establishment and hotel.
[Added 5-9-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-8]

§ 450-2 Violations and penalties.

[Added 4-27-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-13]
Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a minimum fine of no less than $250. The maximum fine, and any authorized periods of imprisonment, shall be as set forth in Chapter 1, Article II, General Penalty, of the Code of the Borough of Red Bank, as it may exist from time to time.