Effective January 1, 2023, any individual or entity engaged in landscape maintenance or cleanup or removal for hire shall not utilize commercial-grade leaf blower equipment unless such equipment has been rated by the manufacturer specifications as operating at or below a maximum of 75 dBA (per American National Standards Institute (“ANSI”) Standards B175.2-2000 (R2005). Any leaf blower equipment used in the Sea Pines community after January 1, 2023, shall contain a label confirming such rating.
The policy shall not apply to landscape maintenance or cleanup on the following:
a. Golf courses;
b. Tennis facilities;
d. Leisure trails;
e. Commercial Parking Areas or common areas owned by Commercial Owners;
f. Road rights of way;
g. Any Residential Property for purposes of cleanup only, following a named tropical storm, hurricane, or other major storms as declared by CSA, that directly affects Sea Pines;
h. Open space and lands managed or owned by CSA.
to view the Sea Pines CSA Outdoor Power Equipment Blower Noise Policy.