CHAPTER 15. OFFENSES--MISCELLANEOUS.
Sec. 15-35. Prohibition of sound amplification in parks.
All sound amplification of speech or music of whatever type or kind shall
be prohibited within the confines of any city park when posted by a sign or
signs prohibiting the same unless excepted as hereinafter provided.
amplification shall include, but not be limited to, sound amplification by means
of standard radios and the like.
The confines of any city park, as used in
this section, shall be deemed to include a street and sidewalks on both sides of
a street bounding the city park.
When a written permit is previously
obtained from the parks director or his deputized agent, sound amplification
equipment necessary to further the public interest, such as in the case of
political rallies, public celebrations, sports events, and other significant
public events may be permitted subject to conditions assuring that the peace and
quiet of the adjacent neighborhood is not unreasonably disturbed.
amplification, as used in this section, shall not include a standard automobile
radio when used and heard in the vehicle only by the occupants of the vehicle in
which it is installed.
Violation of this section shall be an infraction.
(Ord. No. 993, § 1.)