City of Edinburg updates noise ordinance

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The city of Edinburg is cracking down on noise control in their city by updating their noise ordinance.

The update is to specify what constitutes as a noise violation.

“Basically, if there's a loud noise that disrupts the peace and a reasonable person agrees with that, that can be considered a violation,” city attorney Omar Ochoa said. “There's also specific times of the day where certain decibel readings and levels can be considered a violation.”

Ochoa added that vibrations were also added to the ordinance.

 The time frame is between 9 p.m. and 9 a.m.

Landlords can also be held responsible if their tenants are too loud.


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