City of Deer River Municipal Ordinances
investigations or tests as may be required to show adherence to the performance standards. Such investigation or tests as are required shall be carried out by an independent testing organization selected by the City. Such investigations or testing shall be ordered by the owner or operator. The cost of same shall be shared equally by the owner or operator and the City, unless the investigation or tests disclose noncompliance with the performance standards, in which situation the entire cost shall be paid by the owner or operator.
At any property line the sound pressure level of noise radiated from an industrial operation shall not exceed the values given in Table 1 herein. The sound pressure level shall be measured with a Sound Level Meter and an associated Octave Band Analyzer, both of which are manufactured to specifications published by the American Standard Specifications for an Octave Bank Filter Set for the Analysis of Noise and Other Sounds, Z24. 10-1953, American Standards Association, Inc., New York, New York. Measurements shall be made using the flat network of the sound level meter.
Frequency Maximum Permitted
Band Cycles Per Second Level Sound (Decibels)
20 - 75 72
75 - 150 67
150 - 300 59
300 - 600 52
600 - 1,200 46
1,200 - 2,400 40
2,400 - 4,800 34
Over 4,800 32
No odors shall be detectable beyond the limits of the property.
3. Exterior Lighting:
Any lights used for exterior illumination shall direct light away from adjoining property. Glare, whether direct or reflected, such as from floodlights, spotlights, or high-temperature processing, and as differentiated from general illumination,