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Posted on: September 21, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Amend Ch. 207 Noise


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Town Board of the Town of Smithtown met at the Town of Smithtown Town Hall, Patrick R. Vecchio Building, Victor T. Liss Board Room, 99 West Main Street, Smithtown, New York on Tuesday, September 20, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. time then in effect and duly adopted proposed amendments to Chapter 207 of the Code of the Town of Smithtown entitled "Noise" for which a  public hearing was held on September 4, 2018 and pursuant to a SEQRA letter dated August 27, 2018, and the recommendation of the Town Attorney:

 Chapter 207. Noise

Additions indicated by underlines.

Deletions indicated by strikeouts.

Chapter 207. Noise


§207-2. Prohibitions.

B.        No person shall cause, suffer, allow or permit the following acts:

(15)      Domestic equipment: the operation of or permitting to be operated any power saw, drill, sander, router, lawn or garden device, leaf or snow blower, insect control device or domestic equipment so as to create a noise disturbance, except between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. on weekdays, 8:00 9:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Sundays, and except in cases of emergency or in the interest of public safety.

§207-3. Maximum permissible A-weighted sound pressure levels.

B.        The following are exempt from the A-weighted sound pressure level limits of Table I:

(1)        The noise of domestic power tools, lawn mowers and agricultural equipment, when operated with a muffler, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on weekdays and 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on weekends and legal holidays during permitted hours designated in §207-2(15), provided that they produce less than 70 dBA at any real property line of a residential property.


Dated: September 20, 2018





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