Chicago Noise Ordinance
Quiet time is generally designated between 10 PM and 8 AM in any area within 600 feet of a residential district.
Activities involving loading, unloading, opening, closing or other handling of boxes, crates, containers, building materials, garbage cans, dumpsters or similar objects must not be done in a manner as to cause a noise disturbance between 10 PM and 7 AM.
Motorized equipment (e.g. at construction sites) are not allowed to operate between 8 PM and 8 AM.
Note that City of Chicago work (e.g. water & sewer mains, road construction etc.) and emergency private utility work are exempt from the City’s noise ordinance.
If you feel a particular situation requires emergency attention, you can call 9-1-1.
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