24.01.010 Declaration of policy.
It is declared to be the policy of the city, in the exercise of its police power, to prohibit unnecessary, excessive and annoying sound levels from all sources. In accordance with this policy, Davis is designated a quiet city. At certain levels, sounds are detrimental to the health and welfare of the citizenry and, in the public interest, shall be systematically proscribed. It is the purpose of this chapter to prescribe standards for and to provide an effective and readily available remedy for violations of this chapter. The provisions of this chapter and the remedies contained herein shall be cumulative and are not intended to replace any otherwise available remedies for public, private or mixed nuisances, nor any other civil or criminal remedies otherwise available. (Ord. No. 1700, § 1 (part), Ord. No. 1955 (part).)