10.48.070 NONCOMMERCIAL—USE REGULATIONS.
Noncommercial use of sound trucks in the City with sound amplifying equipment in operation shall be subject to the following regulations:
(1) The only sounds permitted are music and human speech;
(2) Operations are permitted each day except Good Friday, and the following legal holidays: Sundays, Christmas Day, Thanksgiving Day and Memorial Day.
The permitted hours of operation within the central traffic district are between the hours of eight a.m. and ten a.m., and two p.m. and four p.m.
The permitted hours of operation outside the central traffic district are between the hours of ten a.m. and eight p.m.
Provided, however, that a sound truck which is a portion of an authorized procession may be permitted to operate at such times and on such days as such procession is allowed to operate;
(3) Sound amplifying equipment shall not be operated unless the sound truck upon which such equipment is mounted is operated at a speed of at least ten miles per hour except when the truck is stopped or impeded by traffic. Where stopped by traffic, the said sound amplifying equipment shall not be operated for longer than one minute at each such stop.
Provided, however, that the requirement of minimum speed of ten miles per hour and the maximum time of operation of sound amplifying equipment of one minute when standing shall not apply under either of the following conditions:
(a) Where such sound truck is standing on private property, such as a parking lot or driveway, or
(b) Where such sound truck is standing on such private property or on a public street or other public property, on which vehicles are permitted, between the hours of eight p.m. and ten p.m. within the central traffic district or other commercial district;
(4) Sound shall not be issued within one hundred yards of hospitals and schools, churches, courthouses or public libraries, during their regular hours of use;
(5) No sound truck, including equipment, of a total outside width of more than ninety-six inches, or a total outside length of more than two hundred four inches shall be permitted to operate within the City;
(6) The human speech and music amplified shall not be profane, lewd, indecent or slanderous;
(7) The volume of sound shall be controlled so that it will not be audible for a distance in excess of one hundred feet from the sound truck and so that said volume is not unreasonably loud, raucous, jarring, disturbing, or a nuisance to persons within the area of audibility;
(8) No sound amplifying equipment shall be operated with an excess of fifteen watts of power in the last stage of amplification.