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Noise at night keeps stores' neighbors awake.

Original post made by Tired Neighbor, The Crossings, on Jan 4, 2008

Noisy parking lot sweepers and leaf blowers at some of the shopping malls and large stores are keeping nearby residential neighbors awake at night. Can anything be done about this late night and early morning noise?

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Posted by TK_runner
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jan 7, 2008 at 10:46 pm

Try reporting it to the police or MV City Code Enforcement, at (650)526-7713. There are time restrictions on construction noise which might also apply to theses maintenance noises too. Also report it to the MV City Council and request that they consider enacting a code/ ordinance for such issues.


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Posted by dusty
a resident of Castro City
on Jan 10, 2008 at 2:39 pm

How about a ban on leaf blowers, like a lot of towns are doing?


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Posted by sleepless in mv
a resident of The Crossings
on Feb 28, 2008 at 7:01 pm

The other night after midnight it sounded like they were using chain saws over at the San Antonio mall!


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Posted by earlytorise
a resident of The Crossings
on Mar 5, 2008 at 6:25 pm

How about a ban on operating loud parking lot sweepers after 10pm?


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Posted by dusty
a resident of Castro City
on Mar 5, 2008 at 6:49 pm

Noise pollution in this area seems to be getting worse.

When people think they can't do anything about it, sometimes they just give up. But the stress from disrupted sleep takes its toll on health and on work productivity. I wouldn't be surprised if lack of sleep even increased crime. I agree, report the noise makers to city code enforcement, and ask the city council for an ordinance against night noise.


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