Approval is subject to the following regulations in accordance with Section 19-6 of the City Code:
- A permit is required for the use of public address systems and other sound amplifiers outside of buildings or upon sound trucks, which shall generally be allowed between the hours of 7 AM and 9 PM, and only for charitable, community, educational, recreational and religious purposes. Please note: Vehicles with sound systems may not operate within 300 feet of a hospital or 300 feet of a school during school hours.
- Such permits are generally limited to not more than two (2) hours in any one-half day, unless otherwise approved by the Public Safety Services Director.
- The Public Safety Services Director and the City Manager are responsible for approval of the Application. (Section 19-6 of the Ordinance Code). There is no fee involved.
- The Applicant must submit the Application a minimum of 5 days prior to the date of the event.
For more information, contact the City Manager's office at 616.355.1310.