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HomeMy Public PortalAboutORD 08/03ORDINANCE NO. oo8 /3 AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN COMMISSION OF THE TOWN OF GULF STREAM, PALM BEACH COUNTY, FLORIDA, AMENDING CHAPTER 22, NUISANCES; ARTICLE III, NOISE; DIVISION 3, NOISE ABATEMENT AND CONTROL FOR GENERATORS, SECTION 22 -78, REGULATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT GENERATORS SHALL HAVE A DECIBEL LEVEL RATING OF NO GREATER THAN 72 dB(A) AT FULL POWER OR FULL LOAD; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR REPEAL OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT; PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOWN COMMISSION OF THE TOWN OF GULF STREAM, PALM BEACH COUNTY, FLORIDA, AS FOLLOWS Section 1. The Code of Ordinances of the Town of Gulf Stream is hereby amended at Chapter 22, Nuisances; Article III, Noise; Division 3, Noise Abatement and Control for Generators; Section 22 -78, Regulations, to read as follows: "Sec. 22 -78. Regulations. Generators shall have a decibel level rating no greater than 72dB(A) at "full power" or "full load ". Decibel level ratings vary from model and manufacturer and are found in the manual and sales information. Generators with a manufacturer rating above the 72dB(A) may be installed, provided that a custom enclosure reduces noise to 72dB(A) and has literature from the enclosure manufacturer attesting that the sound level has been met." Section 2. Severability. If any provision of this Ordinance or the application thereof is held invalid, such invalidity shall not affect the other provisions or applications of this Ordinance which can be given effect without the invalid provisions or applications, and to this end the provisions of this Ordinance are hereby declared severable. Section 3. Repeal of Ordinances in Conflict. All other ordinances of the Town of Gulf Stream, Florida, or parts thereof which conflict with this or any part of this Ordinance are hereby repealed. Section 4. Codification. This Ordinance shall be codified and made a part of the official Code of Ordinances of the Town of Gulf Stream. Section 5. Effective Date. 1 This Ordinance shall take effect immediately upon its passage and approval, as provided by law. PASSED AND ADOPTED in a regular, adjourned session on first reading this 15th day of Angilst , 2008, and for a second and final reading on this 5th day of September—, 2008. ATTEST: Clerk PADOCS \13147 \00001 \DOC \1316764. DOC 01 �" Y Com oner Com'm'issioner 2