Administration and Regulatory Affairs
Sound and Noise-Related Equipment Permitting
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. Events in City parks require prior reservation from the Parks & Recreation Department. For more information, go to see Sound and Noise-Related Equipment Webpage.
Requirements: Applicants must:
- Submit appropriate application to ARA and HPD
- Pay appropriate fees (see schedule)
Expiration: varies with permit
For more information, visit ARA’s Sound and Noise-Related Equipment Webpage.
Ordinance: Chapter 30
Permit Requirement Links
• Alcohol and Alcohol-Related Business • Antique Dealer, Precious Metal Dealer, Resale Media & Clothing Dealer • Boarding Homes • Burglar and Panic Alarms • Carnival • Charitable Solicitation • Coin-Operated Amusement Machine Decals • Common Market • Credit Access Business (Payday and Car Title Lenders) • Dance Halls • Game Rooms • Garage Sales / Yard Sales • Metal Recyclers • Mini-Warehouse • Second Hand Resellers • Sexually Oriented Businesses • Sexually Oriented Business Employees • Sound and Noise-Related Equipment • Street Vendors •