DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY SECTION
SHARON K.GADD, LICENSE MANAGER
SECTION 2329.11 COMMUNITY NOISE
RULES & REGULATIONS
PUBLISHED – OCTOBER 23, 2004
EFFECTIVE: DECEMBER 1, 2004
REVISED – APRIL 1, 2008
EFFECTIVE: APRIL 14, 2008
Pursuant to Columbus City Codes Section 2329.11(D)(c) which reads:
“Outdoor gatherings, public dances, shows, and sporting and entertainment events, provided these events are conducted pursuant to a permit or license issued by the Section of Licensing. Public works projects as authorized by the State and/or other political subdivisions.”
and Columbus City Codes Section 2329.11(F)(2) which reads:
“Any person who violates any provision of Section 2329.11 other than those specified in 2329.11(F)(1) which is not covered by variance or permit may file an application with the Director of Public Safety for a variance. The applicant shall set forth all actions taken to comply with said provision, the reasons why compliance cannot be achieved, the proposed method for achieving compliance, and the proposed time schedule for its accomplishment.
The application shall be accompanied by a fee in the amount of one hundred dollars ($100). A separate application shall be filed for each noise source; however, several mobile sources under common ownership, or several fixed sources on a single property may be combined into one application. Upon receipt of said application and fee, the Safety Director will render a decision within 30 calendar days.”
The following general rules and regulations are established to provide procedural requirements for the processing and issuance of a Noise Variance or Noise Permit:
These rules and regulations will be distributed to the applicant of said permit or variance
And Posted on the license section website at: Rules and Regulations.
Issuance of Noise Permit or Variance:
The following requirements must be met prior to the issuance of a permit or variance:
√ Compliance with application procedures.
√ Payment of the required fee.