Davis Municipal Code Chapter 24


24.04.020 Registration—Required.

It is unlawful for any person, other than personnel of law enforcement or governmental agencies, to install, use or operate within the city a loudspeaker or sound amplifying equipment in a fixed or movable position or mounted upon any sound truck for the purposes of giving instructions, directions, talks, addresses, lectures or transmitting music, to any persons or assemblages of persons in or upon any street, alley, sidewalk, park, place or other outdoor public property without first filing a registration statement and obtaining approval thereof as set forth in this article. The provisions of this section shall also apply to the use of sound amplifying equipment upon public or private property when used in connection with outdoor or indoor public or private events, whether or not admission is charged or food or beverages are sold, when such activity is to be attended by more than one hundred persons and when the noise emanating from the event will be audible at the property plane, or in the case of a street dance or concert on the nearest residential property. Outdoor school sponsored athletic events and graduations held on school property and indoor events held in any assembly hall, school building, or other private or public building with an occupancy rate of more than one hundred people are exempt from the requirements of this section. (Ord. No. 1700, § 1 (part); Ord. No. 1955 (part).)

(Ord. 1955, Amended, 07/29/1998)


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