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I have called my states attoneys office to find out the answer

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I have called my state's attoney's office to find out the answer to my luck. They just referred me to the county website. It didn't even address my question.
My question is this...What is the noise ordinance for Livingston County in Illinois namely Pontiac, Illinois?
I need to know this as I have already written to you with an ATV problem disturbing my peace. I live in a subdivision right outside the city limits. Can you help?
Thank you for your question. I look forward to working with you to provide you the information you are seeking.

Do you live outside of the Pontiac city limits? It seems you are stating that above.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Yes, I live about a mile and a quarter outside of Pontiac in a beautiful wooded area. It takes less than 5 minutes to get into town.

The kid I'm writing about is in 7th grade, has many "toys" but his ATV is a racer, extremely loud and he likes to drive fast and reckless.


I can hear him with my windows closed---it's that loud. That's why I need to know about the noise ordinance.

Thank you for clarifying.

In looking at the Livingston County ordinances, since the Pontiac Noise Ordinances do not apply as you are outside of the city, there is no residential noise ordinance, only a noise ordinance for industrial property (56-445 division 14), light industrial property (56-445 division 13, home business (56-552) and wind farms.

As there is nothing in the code about this type of noise in a residential area, you are going to have to work with the County to get some form of noise ordinance passed to help you in this matter or you will have to file a civil suit against the parents of the user of the ATV for creating a public nuisance that interferes with the peaceable use and enjoyment of your property.

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