Police Department, 703-792-6500

It is a violation of County law to:

  • sound a horn on a vehicle, except as an emergency or danger warning signal
  • talk, yell, shout, scream or sing in such a manner as to create a noise disturbance
  • play a radio, phonograph, television, tape or disc player, musical instrument or drums, sound amplifiers or similar devices which produce, reproduce or amplify sound in such a manner as to create a noise disturbance
  • play any radio, tape player, compact disc player, loud speaker or other electronic device, which emits sound within a motor vehicle being operated on a public street or alley, and which emits sound audible from outside the motor vehicle at a distance of 50 feet or more; and/or
  • allow any animal to make prolonged, intense barking or other harsh, excessive noises that disturb the comfort of others