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‘Reasonable time’ defines when you can mow lawn in Oklahoma City

There’s no specific time when mowing a lawn is lawful or unlawful in Oklahoma City, but a man arrested last week for mowing at 4:30 a.m. is charged with a violation of city code that prohibits noisemaking that “annoys or disturbs a reasonable person of normal sensitivities.”

BY MICHAEL KIMBALL Published: September 3, 2011
If you’re going to mow your lawn at an odd hour in Oklahoma City, you might make sure all of your neighbors think it’s a reasonable time first.

City officials said a man arrested last week after a neighbor complained about him mowing his lawn at 4:30 a.m. is charged with violating the city’s noise ordinance.

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