Airport Traffic Regulations (C.R.C., c. 886)

Regulations are current to 2017-11-20 and last amended on 2009-06-04. Previous Versions

 Where a portion of a road or apron has been designated as a cross-walk, no pedestrian shall proceed to cross the road or apron except within the designated cross-walk.

 Where a sidewalk or path is located beside a road or apron, a pedestrian shall, at all times when reasonable and practicable to do so, use the sidewalk or path and shall not walk or remain on the road or apron.

 Where there is no sidewalk or path located beside a road, a pedestrian walking along or upon the road shall, at all times when practicable to do so, walk on the left side or shoulder of the road facing on-coming traffic.

 No pedestrian on an apron shall impede, interfere with or obstruct in any way the free movement of other apron traffic except in the course of his or her employment relating to the control of such traffic.

 Where no cross-walk has been designated, every pedestrian crossing a road shall yield the right-of-way to motor vehicles using the road.

 A pedestrian shall obey the instruction of any traffic sign or device and comply with any traffic directions given by a constable to him.

Smoking and Littering

 No person shall

  • (a) smoke, carry or deposit lighted cigars, cigarettes, pipes or matches or carry a naked flame

    • (i) on an apron or any open deck gallery or balcony contiguous to and overlooking an apron,

    • (ii) in any area where smoking is specifically prohibited by a sign, or

    • (iii) in any other place at an airport under such circumstances as may or might be likely to endanger persons or property;

  • (b) throw, deposit or knowingly leave on a road, apron or manoeuvring area any glass, nails, tacks, scraps of metal, chemical substance or other material that may damage an aircraft or motor vehicle; or

  • (c) throw, deposit or knowingly leave on any airport any form of trash or garbage except in containers provided for that purpose.

Penalties

 Every person who contravenes section 41, subsection 41.1(1) or (2) or section 49 is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding $400.

  • SOR/81-663, s. 4;
  • SOR/2006-102, s. 30.
  •  (1) Any person who is alleged to have contravened any provision of this Part other than section 41 may, at any time within 72 hours from the expiration of the day on which the contravention is alleged to have occurred, excluding holidays, register a plea of guilty to the alleged offence by paying into court, either personally or by mail,

    • (a) $2, where the alleged offence relates to crossing a road or apron otherwise than at a designated cross-walk;

    • (b) $2, where the alleged offence relates to walking on a road or apron in contravention of section 44;

    • (c) $2, where the alleged offence relates to walking on a road in contravention of section 45;

    • (d) $5, where the alleged offence relates to impeding, interfering or obstructing the free movement of an aircraft on the apron or manoeuvring area in contravention of section 46;

    • (e) $5, where the alleged offence relates to failing to yield the right-of-way to motor vehicles in contravention of section 47;

    • (f) $5, where the alleged offence relates to disobeying instructions of any traffic sign or device or instruction given by a constable;

    • (g) $75, where the alleged offence relates to smoking or littering in contravention of section 49;

    • (h) $20, where the alleged offence relates to entering or remaining in a restricted area without visible identification in contravention of subsection 41.1(1); and

    • (i) $20, where the alleged offence relates to failure to comply with subsection 41.1(2).

  • (2) Any amount paid pursuant to subsection (1) shall be paid into the court designated by the Minister for such payment.

  • (3) Where a payment referred to in subsection (1) is sent to the court by mail, the payment into court shall be deemed to have been made on the day on which the payment was mailed.

  • (4) Where a person who is alleged to have contravened any provision of this Part other than section 41 has, in accordance with subsection (1), paid money into court with respect to that contravention, no further punishment shall be imposed on him for that contravention.

  • SOR/81-663, s. 5;
  • SOR/2006-102, s. 31.

PART IIIRegistration of Mobile Equipment

Interpretation

 In this Part,

equipment

equipment means

  • (a) any motor vehicle or mobile device used in the direct fuelling or defuelling of aircraft, or

  • (b) any other motor vehicle or mobile device of a specialized nature for use in the maintenance, repair and servicing of an aircraft on the ground, including testing equipment and cargo and passenger handling equipment; (matérial)

gross weight

gross weight, with respect to any equipment, means the total weight of the equipment as specified by its manufacturer; (poids brut)

registration year

registration year means the period commencing on January 1st in any year and ending on December 31st in that year. (année d’immatriculation)

Registration

 Subject to this Part, the owner of equipment used at airports shall register that equipment each year in accordance with this Part.

 No person shall operate any equipment at an airport unless that equipment has been registered in accordance with this Part.

 Sections 53 and 54 do not apply to equipment operated exclusively on airport areas leased from the Department by the owner of the equipment.

  •  (1) Applications for the registration of equipment shall be made in the form prescribed by the Minister and delivered together with the fees prescribed by this Part to the airport manager at the airport at which the equipment is to be used.

  • (2) On receipt of the application and fees described in subsection (1), the airport manager may, if he is of the opinion that the equipment for which registration is applied for can be safely operated at the airport, issue a registration certificate for that equipment.

Fees

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), the annual registration fee payable in respect of any motor vehicle or mobile device used in the direct fuelling or defuelling of aircraft shall be $15 or the amount obtained by multiplying the gross weight of the equipment, calculated in kilograms, by $0.033, whichever is the greater amount.

  • (2) Where any equipment is registered after June 30th in any registration year, the fee shall be one-half of the fee prescribed by subsection (1).

  •  (1) Where equipment registered at any airport is replaced by other equipment of a similar kind, there shall be paid to the airport manager of that airport

    • (a) if the other equipment is of an equivalent or lower gross weight than the equipment replaced, a registration fee of $5; or

    • (b) if the other equipment is of a greater gross weight than the equipment being replaced, a registration fee equal to the amount obtained by multiplying the difference between the gross weight of the equipment being replaced and the other equipment, calculated in kilograms, by $0.033.

  • (2) The registration certificate for any equipment that is being replaced at an airport shall be surrendered to the airport manager of that airport.

 Where equipment registered under this Part is sold or transferred, the new owner of the equipment shall, before operating the equipment at an airport, notify the airport manager of that airport, and the airport manager may,

  • (a) on payment of a fee of $5 by the new owner,

  • (b) on surrender of the registration certificate previously issued for that equipment to the previous owner, and

  • (c) upon being satisfied that the equipment may be safely operated at the airport,

issue a new registration certificate for the equipment.

 Where a certificate of registration for any equipment is lost, a duplicate certificate may be issued by the airport manager on payment of a fee of $5.

 The Minister or airport manager may exempt any equipment or class of equipment from the provisions of this Part.

 Certificates of registration for any equipment shall be carried on the equipment at all times and shall be produced for examination on request by a constable or by an authorized representative of the airport manager.

  • SOR/92-120, s. 7.

 Any person who contravenes any provision of this Part is guilty of an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding $100.

 
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