Excessive Noise Violations make it an offense for an individual or group in public places within the city before the hour of 7:00 a.m. or after the hour of 10:30 p.m to create or propogate excessive loud and distrurbing noises.
Austin Local Ordinance ?? 10-5-2 NOISE PROHIBITIONS indicates that it shall be unlawful for any person, between the hours of 10:30 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. the following morning, in either a public or private place or house in the city, to create, make or cause to be made excessive noise.
For individuals cited for Excessive Noise Citations and Noise Violations, the offense is considered a Class C Misdemanor, meaning the offense is punishable by a fine of up to $500, and is not a jailable offense. Click here for Penalty Information.
The most common Excessive Noise Citations and Noise Violations are the result of a college party where noise or music is reported by nearby neighbors.
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