Village of Spring Lake, MI
Ottawa County
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[Adopted as Ch. 46, Art. III, of the 2000 Code of Ordinances]
It shall be unlawful for any person to permit persons on their property or on property under their control to make, continue or cause to make any loud, raucous or jarring noise, congregation, disturbance or party, particularly between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m., or at any time or place so as to annoy or disturb the quiet, comfort, repose or peace of persons in any office or in any dwelling or other type of residence, or of any persons in the vicinity; any noise which is clearly audible more than 50 feet from a person's property, or property under their control, shall be deemed a disturbance under the provision of this section.
No person shall make, aid, participate in, give countenance to or assist in making any noise, disturbance, fight, quarrel, trouble or improper diversion, or any rout, riot or other unlawful congregation or melee, by which the peace and good order of the Village are disturbed.
No person shall permit or suffer any place occupied or controlled by that individual to be a resort of noisy, boisterous, or disorderly persons, to the annoyance or disturbance of the neighborhood and the public peace.
No person shall be intoxicated in a public place and act so as to directly endanger the safety of another person or of property, or in any manner that causes a disturbance; nor shall any person be under the influence of a controlled substance. For purposes of this section, the term "controlled substance" shall mean any substance defined as a controlled substance under MCLA § 333.7101 et seq., MSA § 14.15(7101) et seq.
No person shall disrupt or disquiet any congregation or assembly met for religious worship by making any noise or profane discord or engaging in any behavior at or near the place of worship so as to disturb the solemnity of the meeting.
No person shall jostle or roughly crowd any person or persons unnecessarily in a public place.
No person shall assault another or engage in or abet in any disturbance, fight, quarrel, or act of physical violence in a public place.
No person shall engage in any indecent or obscene conduct in a public place, or solicit, assault or accost any person in a public place for the purpose of committing an unlawful, indecent or obscene act.
No person shall urinate or defecate in any public street, park, public beach or any other area open to the public.
No person shall gun or race the engine of any motor vehicle, including every motorcycle and motor-driven cycle, or run or operate a motor vehicle, motorcycle or motor-driven cycle without a muffler in good working order and in constant operation to prevent excessive or unusual noise or annoying smoke. A person shall not remove, destroy or damage any of the baffles contained in the muffler, nor shall a person use a muffler cutout, bypass, or similar device upon the motorcycle or motor-driven cycle.
No person shall permit any dog, when under that individual's control or when on that individual's premises or on premises under their control, to become a nuisance to others by loud barking, howling or yelping, provided that any complaint on this fact shall be made by not less than two persons from two separate households.