Noise ordinance undergoes further revisions

The proposed noise ordinance in Jefferson City has gone through more revisions, but it is unclear whether the City Council will take action on the bill Monday.

The bill was placed on the informal calendar by 5th Ward Councilman Ralph Bray last month after Police Chief Roger Schroeder expressed concerns about enforcement of the proposed ordinance. It seeks to establish a measurable way of determining when a resident or business is in violation of the noise ordinance through decibel readings.

City attorney Drew Hilpert said the recent revisions include specifications for motor vehicles, including that a vehicle’s audio system should not be audible from ....

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