Prior to the adoption of Ord. 20630 on 05/17/2010, Section 16-256 read as follows.

    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person to make, continue, or cause to be made or continued, any loud, unnecessary or unusual noise or any noise which either annoys, disturbs, injures or endangers the comfort, repose, health, peace or safety of others within the limits of the city.  This subsection shall not apply to sounds from any radio, phonograph, tape player, compact disc player, musical instrument or any similar device for producing or amplifying sound.  This subsection shall not apply to shouting, singing, whistling or verbal utterances.

     (b) The acts described in this division, among others, are declared to be loud, disturbing and unnecessary noises in violation of this article, but such enumeration shall not be deemed to be exclusive.

(Code 1964, § 7.265)