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Municipal Code


Municipal Code

Chapter 10. Public Peace and Good Order

Sec. 10-41. Unnecessary use of railroad whistles, horns and bells.
  1. No railroad company or any of its agents, servants or employees, shall blow or cause to be blown any whistle or horn, or use any bell, within the limits of the city, between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m., except in those cases prescribed and designated by Federal and/or State Law, but nothing in this section shall be construed as forbidding or prohibiting the blowing of any whistle or horn, or the use of any bell, as a signal or warning in case of peril, fire, collision or other imminent danger to life and/or property.
  2. No train horn, whistle or warning bells shall be sounded at a distance greater than 1,100 feet from any private crossing within the City, except as required by Federal and/or State Law.

(Ord. No. 1045, 1, 3-8-2005; Ord. No. 1068, 1, 2, 5-23-2006)