SEC. 36-1-l. NOISE AMPLIFYING, ETC., DEVICES.
(a) The operating or maintaining of noise making, noise amplifying or noise producing instruments or devices by which the peace or good order of the neighborhood is disturbed is hereby declared a nuisance. It shall be unlawful for any person, by himself or another, to operate or maintain any radio, phonograph, player-piano, calliope or other noise making, noise amplifying or noise producing instrument or devices in any public or private place in such manner by which the peace and good order or the neighborhood is disturbed or persons owning or occupying property in the neighborhood are disturbed or annoyed.
(b) This provision of the Code shall be posted in all buildings open to the public for sporting events, in a prominent place at each exit and/or entrance to the building. At the bottom of the posted ordinance, in bold face lettering not less than one inch in height the following shall be printed. Horns and other noise amplifying instruments prohibited. (Code 1964, Sec. 39-1-37; Ord. 368-H)
SEC. 36-1-2. OUTDOOR SPEAKERS.
The operating or maintaining of any outdoor speaker affixed to any structure or placed upon any property is prohibited if:
(1) In any instance the speaker is audible for a distance of more than one hundred (100) feet from the source; or
(2) The speaker is located within or less than two hundred fifty (250) feet from an area zoned residential. The restriction shall not apply to intercommunication systems utilized from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. for the sole purpose of conducting the internal business affairs of the establishment; provided, that when the community and economic development department or the board of zoning appeals upon appeal approves a temporary permit of thirty (30) days or less for religious services or a fair, bazaar, festival, carnival or similar use, that permit may include the use of a loudspeaker notwithstanding the above provisions. (Code 1964, Sec. 39-1-37.1)
SEC. 36-1-3. PERSONS IN VEHICLES.
(a) It shall be unlawful for any person in any vehicle to make a commotion or make unnecessarily loud noises whereby the peace and good order of the neighborhood is disturbed or persons owning or occupying property in the neighborhood are disturbed or annoyed.
(b) A person who violates this section shall be responsible for a civil infraction and subject to a civil fine of not more than one hundred dollars ($100.00) plus costs as provided for in section 55-2-31. (Code 1964, Sec. 39-1-39; Ord. 337-H)
SEC. 36-1-4. STEAM OR COMPRESSED AIR WHISTLES-USE BY STEAMBOATS.
No person shall blow or cause to be blown the steam or compressed air whistle or any steamer while lying at any wharf in the city or when approaching or leaving such wharf, except when absolutely necessary as
a signal of danger or in the cases and under the circumstances prescribed by the laws and regulations of the United States requiring the use of such whistles. (Code 1964, Sec. 39-1-73)
SEC. 36-1-5. SAME--USE BY LOCOMOTIVES.
No person shall blow or cause to be blown a steam or compressed air whistle of any locomotive within the city for the purpose of signaling to make up trains or in any cases other than those which the laws of the state prescribed and designate as requiring the use of such whistle. (Code 1964, Sec. 39-1-74)
SEC. 36-1-6. SAME--STATIONARY ENGINE WHISTLES.
No person shall blow or cause to be blown within the city any steam or compressed air whistles as a signal for commencing or suspending work or for any other purpose, except as specified in section 36-1-7, for a longer period than five (5) seconds; provided, that the use of siren whistles is absolutely prohibited. (Code 1964, Sec. 39-1-75)
SEC. 36-1-7. SAME--USE FOR ALARMS OF FIRE, COLLISION, ETC.
Nothing contained in sections 36-1-4 to 36-1-6 shall be construed as forbidding the use of steam or compressed air whistles as alarm signals in case of fire or collision or other imminent danger, nor for the necessary signals by the apparatus of the fire department of the city. (Code 1964, Sec. 39-1-76)
SEC. 36-1-8. TRUCK DRIVING SCHOOLS.
Truck driving schools shall not be open or operated between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. and shall not be open or operated on Sunday. Truck driving school for the purpose of this section is hereby defined as any person that teaches the technique of driving and operating truck tractors and trailers as defined in the Michigan Vehicle Code, Act 300 of the Public Acts of 1949, as amended (MCL 257.1 et seq., MSA 9.1801 et seq.) (Code 1964, Sec. 39-1-90.4)