Non-Emergency: 727.582.6200

Operation Lower The Boom

Operation Lower the Boom

 Report loud car stereos in Pinellas County:

Loud music blasting from car stereos is not only a nuisance, but it is illegal too.  The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office is seeking your help in identifying these violators.  Have you ever experienced a time in traffic when the vehicle next to you had its stereo turned up so loud that you could not hear your own radio? If this sounds familiar, the Sheriff’s Office wants to hear from you. Our “Lower the Boom” program makes reporting these violators fast and easy.  Just fill out the brief form below and click ‘submit’. It’s that simple!


The Pinellas County noise ordinance, Sec. 58-444. – General Prohibitions

(a) No person shall make, continue, permit, or cause to be made or continued:

  1. Any unreasonably loud and raucous noise; or
  2. Any noise which unreasonably disturbs, injures, or endangers the comfort, repose, health, peace, or safety of reasonable persons of ordinary sensitivity; or
  3. Any noise which exceeds the maximum allowable limits set forth in this article.

(b) Factors which shall be considered in determining whether a violation of subsection (a) above exists shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

  1. The volume of the noise;
  2. The intensity of the noise;
  3. The volume and intensity of the background noise, if any;
  4. The nature and zoning of the area from which the sound emanates and the area where it is received or perceived;
  5. The duration of the noise;
  6. The time of the day or night the noise occurs; and
  7. Whether the noise is recurrent, intermittent, or constant.
  8. Whether a noise complaint, as set forth in section 58-446, has been received by the county.

NOTE: In accordance with Florida law, all information entered is public record.
*Required fields are indicated with the label (Mandatory).
All other fields are optional, but become public record if provided.

Operation Lower The Boom

NOTE: In accordance with Florida law, all information entered is public record.
  • Enter your first name.
  • Enter your last name.
  • Vehicle and Driver Information

  • Enter Florida vehicle tag information here.
  • Problem Description

  • Attach images to illustrate the issue described above

OMC Drop-Boxes

Operation Medicine Cabinet

Drop off your expired or unused medications during business hours at Operation Medicine Cabinet drop boxes located at two Sheriff’s Office locations:

The Sheriff’s Administration Building
10750 Ulmerton Rd.

The Sheriff’s North District Office at
737 Louden Avenue

More Information

When To Call

In Florida, simply dialing 9-1-1 in an emergency connects you to EMS, law enforcement, and the fire rescue.

The 9-1-1 system is for emergencies only – serious vehicle crashes, critical medical situations, crimes in progress, or fire.

Do not call 9-1-1 for non emergency transportation.

If you are unsure if your situation is a true emergency, officials recommend that you let the call taker determine if you need emergency help.


10750 Ulmerton Road
Largo, FL 33778

Mailing address:
PO Drawer 2500
Largo, FL 33779-2500

Phone: (727) 582-6200
Emergency: 9 1 1


E-mail addresses are public record under Florida Law and are not exempt from public-records requirements. If you do not want your e-mail address to be subject to being released pursuant to a public-records request do not send electronic mail to this entity.

Instead, contact this office by telephone or in writing, via the United States Postal Service.