Halifax International Airport Zoning Regulations (SOR/94-241)

Regulations are current to 2017-12-11

Halifax International Airport Zoning Regulations

SOR/94-241

AERONAUTICS ACT

Registration 1994-03-17

Regulations Respecting Zoning at Halifax International Airport

P.C. 1994-432 1994-03-17

Whereas, pursuant to section 5.5 of the Aeronautics Act, a copy of the proposed Regulations respecting zoning at Halifax International Airport, substantially in the form set out in the schedule hereto, was published in two successive issues of the Canada Gazette Part I, on February 6th and 13th, 1993, and in two successive issues of The Mail-Star on March 15th and 16th, 1993, and in two successive issues of Le Courrier de la Nouvelle-Écosse on March 19th and 26th, 1993, and a reasonable opportunity was thereby afforded to interested persons to make representations to the Minister of Transport with respect thereto;

Therefore, His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Transport, pursuant to section 5.4 of the Aeronautics Act, is pleased hereby to revoke the Halifax International Airport Zoning Regulations, C.R.C., c. 85, and to make the annexed Regulations respecting zoning at Halifax International Airport, in substitution therefor.

Short Title

 These Regulations may be cited as the Halifax International Airport Zoning Regulations.

Interpretation

  •  (1) In these Regulations,

    airport

    airport means the Halifax International Airport, in the County of Halifax, Province of Nova Scotia; (aéroport)

    airport reference point

    airport reference point means the point described in Part I of the schedule; (point de repère de l’aéroport)

    approach surfaces

    approach surfaces means the imaginary inclined planes that extend upward and outward from each end of a strip, which planes are more particularly described in Part II of the schedule; (surfaces d’approche)

    outer surface

    outer surface means an imaginary plane located above and in the immediate vicinity of the airport, which plane is more particularly described in Part III of the schedule; (surface extérieure)

    strip

    strip means the rectangular portion of the landing area of the airport, including the runway, prepared for the take-off and landing of aircraft in a particular direction, which portion is more particularly described in Part IV of the schedule; (bande)

    transitional surfaces

    transitional surfaces means the imaginary inclined planes that extend upward and outward from the lateral limits of a strip and its approach surfaces, which planes are more particularly described in Part V of the schedule. (surfaces de transition)

  • (2) For the purposes of these Regulations, the elevation of the airport reference point is 133 m above sea level.

Application

 These Regulations apply to all land, including public road allowances, that is adjacent to or in the vicinity of the airport, which land is more particularly described as follows:

  • (a) the land within the outer limit described in Part VI of the schedule; and

  • (b) the land directly under those portions of the approach surfaces that extend beyond the said outer limit.

General

 No person shall erect or construct, on any land to which these Regulations apply, any building, structure or object or any addition to any existing building, structure or object, the highest point of which will exceed in elevation at the location of that point

  • (a) the approach surfaces;

  • (b) the outer surface; or

  • (c) the transitional surfaces.

Aeronautical Facilities

 No owner or lessee of any land to which these Regulations apply shall permit any part of that land to be used or developed in a manner that causes interference with any signals or communications to and from any aircraft or to and from any facilities used to provide services relating to aeronautics.

Natural Growth

 Where an object of natural growth that is on any land to which these Regulations apply grows to a height that exceeds in elevation at the location of the object any of the surfaces referred to in section 4, the Minister may require that the owner or lessee of the land remove the excessive growth.

Disposal of Waste

 No owner or lessee of any land to which these Regulations apply shall permit any part of that land to be used for the disposal of any waste that is edible by or attractive to birds.

 
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