Administration and Regulatory Affairs
Noise Ordinance (Sound Amplifying Equipment)
- Sound Amplifying Equipment Application
- Chapter 30, Code of Ordinances
Requirements: A permit must be obtained by users of any loudspeaker, sound amplifier or any other machine or device which produces, reproduces, or amplifies sound outside of a building or other enclosed structure. A copy of the completed application must be filed with the Police Department. Events in City parks require prior reservation from the Parks & Recreation Department.
Term: Each day from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., and until 11:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday for the Annual Permit
- For fee schedules, go to www.houstoncityfees.org