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New noise ordinance with ‘teeth’ approved

| Ben Johnson

Help for citizens concerned about neighborhood noise potentially arrived June 22 when commissioners approved a new ordinance that will help the Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office enforce nuisance noise.

The ordinance, which passed 3-1, uses a decibel-based standard to enforce infractions rather than law enforcement determining if a noise is “plainly audible.”

The Southern Saints Motorcycle Club located on East Bay Boulevard is one of many county establishments that have generated noise complaints from nearby residents.

 

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