877 ASK-LAPD is the police department's primary non-emergency number. Use 877 ASK-LAPD for all of your non-emergency police needs. 877 ASK-LAPD is available 24 hours per day, in English, Spanish and TTY.
Non-emergency requests for police service include reports of non-violent disputes, disturbances, loud parties, gang activity, loud noise (noise complaints), loud radio or TV, drunk/intoxicated person(s), drug/narcotic use, racing cars/motorcycles, non-injury traffic accidents/collisions, loitering, refusing to leave, ringing house, car or business alarms, illegal vendors, minor complaints, nuisances, off hour construction permits and on-going problems. (see service details for list of Los Angeles Municipal Code violations.
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The following is a list of Los Angeles Municipal Code (LAMC) sections of the Noise
Ordinance and a summary of the elements that constitute a violation:
41.32 LAMC-Theatre sound amplifiers audible to human ear at a distance of more than 50 ft beyond the property line of the theatre.
41.40 LAMC-Construction before 7:00 a.m. or after 9:00 p.m., Mon-Fri, or before 8:00 a.m. or after 6:00 p.m., Saturdays. NO CONSTRUCTION ON SUNDAYS; except individual homeowner.
41.57 LAMC-Loud and raucous noise anytime from sound making or sound amplifying device in his/her control (conditions apply).
41.58 LAMC-Loud Party
53.63 LAMC-Barking Dogs (enforecment by Dept of Animal Regulations 888-452-7381)
80.36.3 LAMC-Commercial trucks idling near a construction site before 6:30 a.m. (Rubbish trucks exempt see 113.01)
112.01 LAMC-Loud TV's, stereo's, musical instruments, amplified music at any time.
112.04 LAMC-Powered equipment and other devices before 7:00 a.m. and after 10:00 p.m.
112.05 LAMC-Maximum level of powered equipment or hand tools between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.
112.06 LAMC-Places of entertainment (warning sign required if noise level exceeds 96 dBA).
113.01 LAMC-Refuse or garbage collection within 200 ft of a residence prohibited before 6:00 a.m. and after 9:00 p.m.
114.01 LAMC-Vehicle repairs before 8:00 a.m. or after 8:00 p.m.
114.02 LAMC-Unreasonable operation of a motor vehicle anytime (idling long periods, racing engine, etc., in a residential area)
114.03 LAMC-Vehicles loading or unloading before 7:00 a.m. or after 10:00 p.m. within 200 ft of a residence.
114.04 LAMC-Audible signaling device operated within residential zone or within 500 ft, heard for a distance greater than 200 ft for any purpose.
114.05 LAMC-Audible advertising device operated within 200 ft of any residential building between 9:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. while operating a catering truck.
115.02 LAMC-Amplified sound, loudspeakers, music, etc., including vehicles.
116.01 LAMC-Loud, unnecessary, and unusual noise anytime.
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