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Gunfire in Violation of Noise Ordinance

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If you are affected by the sound of gunfire emanating from 14020 and 14032 Norwood Road in Raleigh, NC, please sign this petition.

By signing this petition, you state that the constant threat of gunfire noise in our community makes you or your family feel unsafe, and that you believe the noise impacts area property values in a negative way.

By signing this petition, you are asking that Wake County intervene on your behalf to limit the hours and duration of gunfire in our community to set times, so that homeowners and their families may plan outdoor play and outdoor events around those set times, limiting their exposure to the sound of gunfire. Duration and times to be decided upon in consultation with homeowners.

Please include the name of your Subdivision when you sign, if possible.

By signing this petition, you are claiming to suffer disturbance in violation of the following Noise Ordinance:

Sec. 2-942. Presumption in prosecution for noise violations.
The complaints of two (2) or more persons, at least one of whom resides in a different home from the other complaining person or persons, when combined with the complaint of a duly authorized investigating person, shall be prima facie evidence that such sound is unreasonably loud, disturbing, and annoying or unnecessary noise. Sound emission decibel measurements shall not be required ~fore stablishment of a prima facie case. (Ord. of 11-17-86)

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