As a reminder, Brookline By-Laws require that any portable leaf blower used in Town have a manufacturer’s sticker or a DPW sticker certifying a noise level of no more than 67 dBA when measured at a distance of fifty feet, utilizing American National Standard Institute methodology.
Please note that gas-powered leaf blowers are banned seasonally. They are permitted March 15 – May 15 and October 1 – Dec. 31 within the following hours: Monday – Friday: 8am – 8pm as well as Saturday, Sunday. and Holidays: 9am-6pm.
Electric leaf blowers are allowed year-round during the permitted hours.