City of Gardner, MA
Worcester County
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All of the territory within 200 feet of the premises of each hospital in this City is hereby created and established as a zone of quiet. The Chief of Police is hereby authorized to erect and maintain in a conspicuous manner within this area such signs and markings as are necessary to designate it as a zone of quiet.
The Chief of Police may temporarily establish a zone of quiet upon any street where a person is seriously ill. Said temporary zone of quiet shall embrace all territory within a radius of 200 feet of the building occupied by the sick person. Said temporary zones of quiet shall be designated by the Chief of Police by placing at a conspicuous place in the street a sign or marker bearing the words "Illness Quiet Zone."
No person operating a vehicle within any designated and posted zone of quiet shall sound a horn or other warning device on said vehicle or make any loud or unusual noise in such a zone except in an emergency.