Maximum permissible sound levels are outlined in the City of Grand Prairie's Code of Ordinances - Article XIII ("Noise Restrictions"). In summary, residential structures or properties, average (over 15 minute time period) equivalent sound levels (in decibels):
6 a.m. to 10 p.m. = 65 db
10 p.m. to 6 a.m. = 58 db
Noise may not exceed 20 db over these limit at any time in a measured period.
How do I report a noise issue?
Contact the Grand Prairie Police Department non-emergency number at 972-237-8790 to report a noise ordinance violation. To report an animal noise issue, such as excessive dog barking, file a barking complaint online.