Town & City of Poughkeepsie Noise Ordinance

Between the hours of 10:00 PM and 7:00 AM the noise ordinance for the town and city are in effect, prohibiting “unreasonable noise”. A violation may result from a noisy party or social gathering, screaming, loud music, shouting or taxi cabs honking their horns outside your residence.

In the City, you will have to appear in court with possible fines of up to $300 and jail time. In the Town, the first violation conviction shall be punishable by a fine of $250 per resident with repeat violations up to a $1000 fine.

Town of Poughkeepsie Nuisance Policy