New Orleans City Council introduces noise ordinance with new limits | NOLA.com

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The New Orleans City Council introduced revisions to the city's noise ordinance Thursday (Dec. 19), setting new limits on decibel levels that opponents said could damage the city's storied live music scene.

The ordinance, introduced by the entire council, is based in part on a seven-point proposal created and approved by a coalition of neighborhood groups led by Vieux Carre Property Owners, Residents and Associates.

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