Town of Schodack, NY
Rensselaer County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Schodack 6-23-1994 as L.L. No. 3-1994. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Mass public assemblies — See Ch. 80.
Dogs — See Ch. 109, Art. I.
Peddling and soliciting — See Ch. 162.
No person shall operate or cause to be operated on private property any source of sound in such a manner as to create a sound level which exceeds 90 dBA over a period of five minutes in any one-hour measured from the property boundary of the adjoining property between 12:00 midnight and 6:00 a.m.
No person or entity shall:
A. 
Operate or permit the operation of the compacting mechanism of any motor vehicle which compacts refuse and which creates, during the compacting cycle, a sound level in excess of 90 dBA when measured 23 feet [seven meters] from any point on the vehicle.
B. 
Collect refuse or solid waste with a refuse collection vehicle between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.
The measurement of noise or sound and the enforcement of this chapter shall be with a sound level meter by the Building Inspector or the Town Police or its designee.
The penalty for a violation of this chapter shall be as provided in the Schodack Code, §§ 219-107 and 219-108.