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DIVISION 28. NOISE CONTROL ACT [46000 - 46080]

  ( Division 28 repealed (comm. with Section 39800) and added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 957. )

CHAPTER 3. Definitions [46020 - 46025]
  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 957. )

46020.
  

Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions set forth in this chapter govern the construction of the words used in this division.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 957.)

46021.
  

“Local agency” means and includes every local agency, including a county, city, whether general law or chartered, city and county, school district, municipal corporation, district, political subdivision, or any board, commission or agency thereof, or other local public agency.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 957.)

46022.
  

“Noise” means and includes excessive undesirable sound, including that produced by persons, pets and livestock, industrial equipment, construction, motor vehicles, boats, aircraft, home appliances, electric motors, combustion engines, and any other noise-producing objects.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 957.)

46023.
  

“Office” means the Office of Noise Control.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 957.)

46024.
  

“Public agency” means and includes every state agency and every local agency.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 957.)

46025.
  

“State agency” means and includes every state office, officer, department, division, bureau, board, council, commission, or other state agency.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 957.)

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