Gas Powered Leaf Blowers are Prohibited starting May 26, 2017

Please remember that gas powered leaf blowers are prohibited in the entire Village from May 26th to September 30th, 2017.

§ 272-5 Permitted noises.... use of public warning devices. Sound created by lawn mowers, rakers, or leaf vacuums in use between the hours of 8:00 a.m. prevailing time and 9:00 ... events of any public or private school. Sound created by gas-powered leaf blowers, from October 1 of each year through the Friday commencing Memorial Day ...

[Amended 7-18-1989 by L.L. No. 13-1989; 6-6-1995 by L.L. No. 6-1995; 11-14-2000 by L.L. No. 4-2000]
The following shall be permitted noises: 
A. Sound created by persons engaged in construction work between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. weekdays, and on Saturday and holidays, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. No construction shall be permitted on Sundays unless of an emergency nature and unless permission is first obtained from the Police Department and Department of Architecture, Land Use Development, Buildings and Building Compliance.

[Amended 1-22-2013 by L.L. No. 1-2013]
B. Sound created by any government agency by the use of public warning devices.

C. Sound created by lawn mowers, rakers, or leaf vacuums in use between the hours of 8:00 a.m. prevailing time and 9:00 p.m. weekdays, 9:00 a.m. prevailing time and 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and holidays, and 12:00 noon prevailing time and 6:00 p.m. on Sundays.

[Amended 7-27-2010 by L.L. No. 8-2010; 1-22-2013 by L.L. No. 1-2013]
D. Sound created by public utilities in carrying out the operations of their franchise.
E. Sounds connected with sporting events of any public or private school.
F. Sound created by gas-powered leaf blowers, from October 1 of each year through the Friday commencing Memorial Day weekend of the following year between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday; 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., Saturdays and holidays; and 12:00 noon and 2:00 p.m., Sundays, prevailing time, effective October 1, 2010.

[Added 7-27-2010 by L.L. No. 8-2010; 1-22-2013 by L.L. No. 1-2013]