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Leaf Blower Noise Ordinances in the cities of  Los Gatos, Palo Alto, Los Altos and Saratoga

Los Gatos, Palo Alto and Los Altos all passed a noise ordinance ban restricting or eliminating the use of gas powered leaf blowers within residential living zones. Read the restrictions below and click here to see our Leaf Blower Buyer’s Guide for details on which STIHL, Husqvarna, Echo, DeWalt and RedMax blowers are approved for usage in each city.

City Noise Restriction Approved Hours of Operation in Residential Zones
Los Gatos – link to ordinance
  • Gas Powered Leaf Blowers Banned
  • Electric Powered: Less than 65 dBA
  • Electric Powered:8am-5pm Monday-Friday, & 9am-4pm Saturday.
Palo Altolink to ordinance
  • Gas Powered: Less than 75 dBA
  • Electric Powered: Less than 95 dBA
  • Electric Powered: 8am-8pm Monday-Friday, 9am-6pm Saturday, 10am-6pm Sunday & Holidays
  • Gas Powered: 9am-5pm Monday-Saturday, 10am-4pm Sunday
Los Altoslink to ordinance
  • Gas Powered Leaf Blowers Banned
  • Electric Powered: 8am-8pm M-F, 9am-6pm Sat, 10am-6pm Sunday & Holidays
Saratoga – link to ordinance
  • Must use leaf blowers with less than 65 dBA
  • All leaf blowers used in Saratoga are certified by the manufacturer to produce no more than 65 A-weighted decibels (dBA) or less at a distance of 50 feet. Ordinance goes into effect October 1, 2019.

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