The following are considered violations under the by-law:
- Operating musical instruments, radios, TVs, stereos and similar devices between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. (9 a.m. on Saturday; noon (12 p.m.) on Sunday and statutory holidays), that disturbs others.
- Using power equipment such as chainsaws, lawn mowers, leaf blowers, tools and similar devices between 9 p.m. and 7 a.m. (9 a.m. on Saturdays, Sundays and statutory holidays).
- Running equipment such as air conditioners, heat pumps, compressors, exhaust systems, and similar devices with noise exceeding 50 decibels when measured at the point of reception.
- Ringing a bell, sounding of any horn, or shouting in a manner likely to disturb others (with some exemptions such as for places of worship).
The Chief of By-law Services may grant an exemption for special events or construction work.
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