SANTA CLARA, Calif. (KRON) – Levi’s Stadium, home of the San Francisco 49ers, extends its curfew.
On Tuesday, the Santa Clara City Council voted to allow the stadium to hold some weekly event past the current curfew at. 22.00.
The stadium will now be able to host five non-NFL events a year that can last until 6 p.m. 23.00
The money generated from non-NFL events will go back to the city.
The policy change was narrowly adopted by 4-3 votes in the city council.
The city says its motivation for extending the stadiums curfew was in an effort to attract more non-NFL events and generate more revenue.
But neighbors have long expressed concern about noise late at night.
The city of San Jose expresses similar concerns about the impact the stadium has on nearby neighborhoods.
San Jose City Manager Jennifer Maguire writes to Santa Clara City Manager Deanna Santana about reports from residents of stadium events that “penetrate neighborhood neighborhood parking lots, specifically in northern San Jose, including parking in restricted areas.”