Cities try different tactics to regulate noise

Posted by on May 23, 2016 3:37 pm
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If you live in Waco, a gas lawn mower at night likely wouldn’t violate the decibel limit, even though it may in most towns. The large difference is just one example of the diversity of laws regulating noise throughout the US The Noise Pollution Clearinghouse, a national non-profit that gathers noise-related resources and advocates for quieter public spaces, has compiled a database of noise ordinances for nearly 500 of the largest communities in the US.

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