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File #: 120405    Version: Name: Police Code - Regulating the Use of Amplified Sound on Unenclosed Tour Buses and Establishing Fee
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Introduced: 4/24/2012 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: Final action: 6/8/2012
Enactment date: 6/8/2012 Enactment #: 100-12
Title: Ordinance amending San Francisco Police Code Sections 46, 2901, 2916, and 2922, and adding Section 2913, to: 1) clarify that the definition of "Sound Truck" in Section 46 does not include unenclosed tour buses; 2) clarify that the noise restrictions imposed by Article 29 do not apply to the City and County of San Francisco; 3) prohibit the use of amplified sound systems on unenclosed tour buses unless such systems have been certified by the San Francisco Department of Public Health as not being audible from a distance of 50 or more feet from the vehicle or contain volume limiting electronics to meet that requirement; 4) adding a reporting requirement for the Department of Public Health; 5) adding fees for the Department of Public Health approval and issuance of a Certificate of Authorization to Operate Electronically Amplified Sound on Unenclosed Tour Bus; 6) authorize the Department of Public Health and the Police Department to enforce the requirements of Section 2913; 7) clarify that Article 29 should not be construed to conflict with Federal or State laws; and 8) adopt findings, including environmental findings.
Sponsors: David Chiu
Attachments: 1. Legislation_Ver1, 2. Leg_Digest_Ver1, 3. Response_PLN_050312, 4. Comm_Packet_051412, 5. Legislation_Ver2, 6. Board_Packet_052212, 7. Board_Packet_060512, 8. Legislation_Final
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