Chapter 8.18


8.18.010    Statutes incorporated by reference.

8.18.020    Noise restrictions.

8.18.030    Exemptions.

8.18.040    Penalties.

8.18.010 Statutes incorporated by reference.

The following chapters of the Washington Administrative Code are adopted by reference:

A.    Chapter 173-58 WAC—Sound Level Measurement Procedures.

B.    Chapter 173-60 WAC—Maximum Environmental Noise Levels. (Ord. 1355 § 1 (part), 2015: Ord. 925 § 1, 1998)

8.18.020 Noise restrictions.

The noise limitations identified in WAC 173-60-040 shall be reduced by ten dBAs for the receiving property in Class A EDNAs during the following time periods:

A.    Monday through Friday, before seven a.m. and after ten p.m.

B.    Saturdays, Sundays and holidays (as defined in RCW 1.16.050), before nine a.m. and after ten p.m. (Ord. 1355 § 1 (part), 2015: Ord. 940 § 1, 1998)

8.18.030 Exemptions.

With the exception of WAC 173-60-050(3)(a) relating to construction activity, the exemptions to the maximum permissible environmental noise levels set forth in WAC 173-60-050 and 173-60-080, including but not limited to temporary projects for the maintenance or repair of homes, grounds and appurtenances, are hereby adopted by reference. (Ord. 1355 § 1 (part), 2015)

8.18.040 Penalties.

Violations of this chapter shall constitute a misdemeanor and be subject to the provisions contained in Chapter 1.32, General Penalties. In addition, any violation of this chapter shall be considered a public nuisance and may be abated as such. (Ord. 1355 § 1 (part), 2015)