Akron Municipal Code
Sec. 132.15 Noise.
A. Noisy Advertising. No person shall, by ringing a bell or gong, or by using a phonograph or other instrument for producing or reproducing sounds, or by using loud or boisterous language or by any unusual noise whatever, advertise goods, wares, or merchandise for sale, either at auction or in any other manner, or by any such means advertise any show, theater, exhibition, or entertainment.
B. Noisy Machinery. No person shall maintain, run, or operate any steam, gas, gasoline, or other engine, boiler, press, machine, or other apparatus so constructed or operated as to make any unnecessary noise, to the annoyance and discomfort of the people of the city.
C. Noise-Producing Instruments. Except as provided in Â§110.10, no person shall operate or maintain any radio, phonograph, player piano, calliope, or any noise-making device or noise-amplifying or noise-producing instrument or device in any public or private place, by which the peace and good order of the neighborhood is disturbed, or by which persons owning or occupying property in the neighborhood are subjected to a nuisance.
D. Whoever violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree. Penalty, see Â§130.99. (Ord. 113-1991; Ord. 535-1990)