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Administrative Loud Noise/Music Citation Dispute Form
West Covina Municipal Code Sections 15-85 and 15-94 place restrictions upon loud, unnecessary noise in residential areas.
Violations of these Municipal Code Sections may cause the responsible party to be issued an Administrative Citation, which carries a civil penalty. The full language of the codes are listed at the bottom of this page.
If you wish to dispute an Administrative Citation or wish to request hardship fee mitigation, please fill out and submit this form. You will receive a response via email or, if you do not have a email address, via the U.S. Mail.
Administrative Loud Noise/Music Citation Dispute Form
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Notice: If you wish to contest the review decision, you have 15 days to:
  1. Deposit the full amount of the penalty fee at
    Finance Department, City of West Covina,
    3rd Floor, City Hall,
    1444 W. Garvey Ave South
    West Covina, CA 91790
  2. Schedule an Administrative Hearing at the Police Station.
Sec. 15-85. - Loud, unnecessary noises prohibited generally.
Notwithstanding any other provision of this article, it shall be unlawful for any person within any residential zone of the city to willfully make or continue or cause to be made or continued, any loud, unnecessary or unusual noise which unreasonably disturbs the peace and quiet of any residential neighborhood or which causes discomfort or annoyance to any reasonable person of normal sensitiveness residing in the area. If the noise which is being created is plainly audible at a distance of fifty (50) feet from the property line of any property (or if a condominium or apartment house, within any adjoining unit or apartment), building, structure or vehicle in which it is located, it shall be presumed that the noise being created is in violation of the provisions of this section.
Sec. 15-94. - Radios, television sets, and similar devices.
Between the hours of 10:00 p.m. on one (1) day and 7:00 a.m. of the following day, it shall be unlawful for any person within any residential zone of the city to use or operate any radio receiving set, musical instrument, phonograph, television set, or other machine or device for the producing or reproducing of sound or any device by which voice, music, or any other sound is amplified, in such a manner as to create any noise which causes the noise level at the property line of any property (or if a condominium or apartment house, within any adjoining unit or apartment), building, structure or vehicle to be plainly audible at a distance of fifty (50) feet therefrom.
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