Monday, June 23, 2014

New allowable construction hours

Recently the City of Arcadia has amended the ordinance which outlines the hours that construction is allowed. The current allowable construction hours are as follows:

Monday-Fridays: 7AM-6PM
Saturdays: 8AM-5PM
No construction on Sundays and Holidays.

Listed below is the actual Arcadia Municipal Code Ordinance, as well as the ordinance describing the type of construction that falls under this section, and the exceptions to the ordinance. 

The term "prohibited hours" as used in this Part shall mean any time after the
hour of 6:00 p.m. of any weekday; any time before the hour of 7:00 a.m. of any
weekday; any time after the hour of 5:00 p.m. of any Saturday; any time before the hour
of 8:00 a.m. of any Saturday; any time on any Sunday; and any time on any of the
following holidays: New Year's Day; Memorial Day; Independence Day; Labor Day;
Veteran's Day; Thanksgiving Day; and Christmas Day, provided that if in any calendar
year any such holiday falls on a Sunday, the following Monday shall constitute the

Unless a permit so to do shall first have been obtained as provided in Section 4263, no person shall during prohibited hours engage in any earth excavation, land fill or earth moving operation or in the construction of any portion of a building or structure, nor shall any person during prohibited hours use or operate any truck, tractor, crane, rig or any mechanical equipment of any kind in connection with, in the performance of or in furtherance of any of the foregoing.


 The provisions of the preceding Section shall not apply to any department of the City, to the operations or equipment of any public utility company, or to any vehicle or equipment moving on a public street if such vehicle or equipment because of its size requires a special permit from a regulatory agency for the operation thereof on a public street.

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