Prior to the adoption of Ord. 18941 on 03/06/2006, Section 16-259 read as follows.


    Yelling, shouting, hooting, whistling or singing on any public street, particularly between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m., or at any time or place so as to annoy or disturb the quiet, comfort or repose of persons in any office, or in any dwelling, hotel or other type of residence, or of any persons in the vicinity, is hereby declared unlawful.

    (a)    It shall be unlawful to shout, sing, whistle or make any verbal utterance or noise at a volume that disturbs the peace, quiet or comfort of the neighboring inhabitants.

    (b)    Shouting, singing, whistling or making other verbal utterances or noises between 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. that is plainly audible at a distance of fifty (50) feet from the building, structure or outdoor area in which the person is located shall be prima facie evidence of a violation of this section.


(Code 1964, § 7.280)