Written by attorney David Thomas Nazzaro

Noisy Neighbor in San Mateo, California

General guidance on what to do about a noisy neighbor in San Mateo, California. While generally applicable, all cases are fact specific. This guide is not legal advice for the purposes of the reader's specific case, nor a substitute for consulting with a local practicing attorney.

Additional resources provided by the author

1) San Mateo City General Noise Ordinance 2) Jury Instructions for Disturbing the Peace: Loud and Unreasonable Noise (Pen.Code, §§ 415(2), 415.5(a)(2)) 3) NOLO Press has an excellent book which is available at the San Mateo City Library and many other libraries: "Neighbor Law: Fences, Trees, Boundaries & Noise," by Cora Jordan and Emily Doskow. 4) Also, is an excellent free resource covering a wide variety of legal topics.

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