City of Northfield, NJ
Atlantic County
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[Adopted 8-7-1979 by Ord. No. 13-79 (Ch. 83, Art. III, of the 1974 Code)]
Subject to the provisions of this article, the creation of any unreasonably loud, disturbing and unnecessary noise in the City is prohibited. Noise of such character, intensity and duration as to be detrimental to the life or health of any individual is prohibited.
The following acts, among others, are declared to be loud, disturbing and unnecessary noises in violation of this article, but said enumeration shall not be deemed to be exclusive:
The playing of any radio, phonograph or any musical instrument in such a manner or with such volume, particularly during the hours between 11:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m., as to annoy or disturb the quiet, comfort or repose of persons in any dwelling, hotel or other type of residence.
The keeping of any animal or bird which, by causing frequent or long-continued noise, shall disturb the comfort and repose of any person in the vicinity.
The creation of any excessive noise on any street adjacent to any school, institution of learning or court while the same is in session, or adjacent to any hospital or other place reserved for the sick, which unreasonably interferes with the workings of such institution.
The penalty for violation of any provision of this article shall be as set forth in Chapter 1, General Provisions, § 1-15.
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).