Noise Control

Effective January 1, 2022, it is unlawful to operate gas-powered leaf blowers at any time from January 1-October 14 (allowed October 15-December 31 during designated hours). Battery-powered and electric leaf blowers may be used all year.

Subsidies are available now through June 30, 2022 to support the purchase of battery-powered and electric leaf blowers, and related accessories. For more information and to apply, please click here.

Timetable of Town Quiet Hours

 

Permissible Hours

 

Weekdays

Weekends/Holidays

Construction Activities

7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

9 a.m.-7 p.m.

Gas-Powered Blowers

10 a.m.-6 p.m. 
 (Oct. 15-Dec. 31)

12 p.m.-6 p.m. 
 (Oct. 15-Dec. 31)

All other Gas-Powered Equipment

8 a.m.-8 p.m.

9 a.m.-7 p.m.

All Electric or Battery-Powered Equipment

8 a.m.-8 p.m.

9 a.m.-8 p.m.


Additional Resources

Montgomery County Noise Control