Noise Ordinance Permit Application

The application shall be submitted to: the Mayor’s Office for all events except construction related noise permits.

  • By clicking the "Submit" button below, the applicant agrees to comply with all New York State Laws and local ordinances. It is understood that the Applicant is responsible and accountable for all the actions of the guests at this event. The City of Ithaca reserves the right to bill the applicant for any damage to city property, or additional services provided by city staff including clean up of the area.

    Approval of amplified sound or other noise sources is conditional upon the sound remaining at a reasonable level given the nature of the event. Complaints about unreasonable sound levels may result in a request to reduce the volume level and/or an order to immediately remove the sound source.

    This permit only applies to the City of Ithaca Noise Ordinance and does not exempt anyone from the requirements of Section 240.20(2) of the Penal Law of the State of New York, “DISORDERLY CONDUCT,” which provides that a person is guilty of disorderly conduct when, with the intent to cause public inconvenience, annoyance or alarm, or recklessly creating a risk thereof:… an individual makes unreasonable noise.

    IF APPROVED, THE ORGINAL OR A COPY OF THIS APPLICATION AND PERMIT MUST BE PROMINENTLY POSTED AT SITE OF EVENT

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