9.52.020 Declaration of policy
It is declared that at certain levels, noise is detrimental to public health, comfort, convenience, safety and welfare of the citizens of the city. This chapter is enacted to protect, preserve and promote the health, welfare, peace and quiet of the citizens of Lakewood through the reduction, prohibition and regulation of noise. It is the intent of this chapter to establish and provide for sound levels that will eliminate unreasonable and excessive noise, reduce community noise, promote a comfortable enjoyment of life, property and conduct of business, and prevent sound levels which are physically harmful and detrimental to individuals and the community. (Ord. O-86-42 § 1 (part), 1986).