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1 of 4 <br /> Ordinance ATTACHMENT 1 <br /> DRAFT ORDINANCE AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF LOS GATOS AMENDING <br />CHAPTER 16, ARTICLE II, SEC. 16.20.035 – CONSTRUCTION <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Town of Los Gatos Municipal Code Section 16.10.015 states that unnecessary, excessive and disturbing noise and vibration is detrimental to the health, safety and welfare of the public and is contrary to public interest and that residents are entitled to the reasonable use and enjoyment of their property without exposure to noise disturbances, and; <br />WHEREAS, the Town of Los Gatos received public comment voicing concerns regarding construction activity on Sundays and holidays, and; <br />WHEREAS, it is the intent of the Town Council, in amending this ordinance, to enact law which upholds Municipal Code Section 16.10.015, and; <br /> <br />NOW, THEREFORE, THE PEOPLE OF THE TOWN OF LOS GATOS AND THE TOWN <br />COUNCIL DO HEREBY ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS: <br /> <br />SECTION I. INCORPORATION OF RECITALS. The Town of Los Gatos finds that all Recitals are true <br />and correct and incorporate them herein by this reference. <br /> <br />SECTION II. AMENDMENT OF MUNICIPAL CODE. Chapter 16, Article II, Section 16.20.035 is <br />hereby amended to read as follows: <br /> <br />Sec. 16.20.035. - Construction. <br /> <br />(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to <br />6:00 p.m. weekdays, and 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturdays, construction, alteration or <br />repair activities which are authorized by a valid Town permit or as otherwise allowed by <br />Town permit, shall be allowed if they meet at least one of the following noise <br />limitations: <br /> <br />(1) No individual piece of equipment shall produce a noise level exceeding eighty-five (85) <br />dBA at twenty-five (25) feet. If the device is located within a structure on the property, <br />the measurement shall be made at distances as close to twenty-five (25) feet from the <br />device as possible. <br /> <br />(2) The noise level at any point outside of the property plane shall not exceed eighty-five <br />(85) dBA. <br /> <br /> <br />