The City of Anna Maria, Florida has adopted a noise ordinance to protect the peace, health, safety, and welfare of its citizens. The ordinance prohibits loud and unreasonable noises and sound levels, and also regulates amplified sound in certain areas.
Noise Prohibited: • It is unlawful for any person to make, cause, or permit to be made any loud, unnecessary, or unreasonable noise or sound, which annoys, disturbs, injures, or endangers the comfort, repose, health, peace, or safety of others. • It is unlawful to make, cause, or permit to be made any noise or sound that is audible beyond the boundaries of the property from which it originates and which is of such character, intensity, or duration as to be detrimental to life or health or to unreasonably interfere with the peace, comfort, and repose of persons occupying neighboring property. • It is unlawful to use any device that produces amplified sound that can be heard beyond the boundaries of the property from which it originates, including but not limited to radios, CD players, sound systems, or musical instruments, between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
The City of Holmes Beach has established a noise ordinance to "protect the rights of citizens to enjoy a peaceful, quiet environment."
The ordinance applies to all places of business, public and private property, and other areas in the city. No person shall cause, suffer, allow, or permit any unreasonable noise that is audible beyond the boundaries of their property without the express written consent of the owner or occupier of the affected properties.
Noise is defined as any sound which is audible beyond the boundaries of the property producing the sound. Unreasonable noise is defined as any sound that is loud, raucous, jarring, or shrill enough to disturb the peace and quiet of any person or persons in the vicinity. The following activities are prohibited: -Loud music, including amplified musical instruments, musical instruments, radios, televisions, or other sound equipment. -Loud and unnecessary vehicle noises, such as loud engine revving, honking of horns, loud exhaust systems, and screeching tires. -Loud shouting, yelling, or screaming. -The use of loudspeakers or other sound equipment for commercial advertising.
The City of Bradenton Beach has a noise ordinance which applies to all areas of the city. The ordinance is designed to protect citizens from excessive noise that may be annoying or disrupt their quality of life. No person shall make, continue, or cause to be made or continued any loud, unnecessary, or unusual noise or any noise which either annoys, disturbs, injures, or endangers the comfort, repose, health, peace, or safety of others within the limits of the City.
The following activities are specifically prohibited: • Operating or permitting the operation of any machinery, vehicle, device, or other source of sound in such a manner as to create loud and unreasonable noise. • Operating or permitting the operation of any sound amplification device in such a manner as to create loud and unreasonable noise. • Intentionally emitting frequent, repetitive, and/or continuous loud noises. • Operating or permitting the operation of any motor vehicle in such a manner as to create loud and unreasonable noise. • Operating or permitting the operation of any motor vehicle or sound amplification device at any time in a residential area between 11:00 pm and 7:00 am. •