Noise Ordinance Pilot Program

October 7, 2021

On October 7, 2021, the City of San Antonio’s Code Compliance Department started a Pilot Program where they are addressing calls for loud noise/vibrations in any given area of the City of San Antonio. They are taking readings from the sidewalk of the property line. Decibel Readings for a commercial property should not exceed 70!

Themes for the Task Force:

  • Enforcement
    • Process/Proactivity
    • Penalties
    • Agency (Code Enforcement/SAPD)
  • Noise Levels
    • Levels
    • Hours of lower sound levels
  • Amplification/Vibration
  • Measurement
    • Where is measurement taken from
    • How to measure
  • Permit Process
  • Clarity of the Ordinance/Education
  • Neighborhood Mitigation
  • Noise Health Standard

Please let me know if you have any questions regarding this pilot program at

Executive Director
Texas Restaurant Association | West Texas Region




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