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CCR 14 § 4320 – Peace and Quiet

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California Code of Regulations, Title 14 – Natural Resources, Division 3 – Department of Parks and Recreation

Synopsis: This regulations sets official quiet hours for state parks, state beaches, and state recreation areas…

CCR 14 § 4320 Peace and Quiet

To insure peace and adequate rest for visitors:

(a) No person shall disturb others in sleeping quarters or in campgrounds between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. daily.

(b) No person shall, at any time, use outside machinery or electronic equipment including electrical speakers, radios, phonographs, televisions, or other devices, at a volume which is, or is likely to be, disturbing to others without specific permission of the Department.

(c) No person shall operate an engine driven electric generator which emits sound which is, or is likely to be, disturbing to others between the hours of 8 p.m. and 10 a.m. without permission of the Department.


Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 14, § 4320
Note: Authority cited: Section 5003, Public Resources Code. Reference: Section 5008, Public Resources Code.

1. Amendment filed 5-25-79; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 79, No. 21).

2. Amendment filed 1-28-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 5).

3. Amendment filed 6-5-91; operative 7-5-91 (Register 91, No. 35).

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