6.43.010   DEFINITIONS.
   The following words and phrases, as used in this chapter, are defined as follows:
   .010   "Unmanned Aircraft" or "UA" shall mean an aircraft, including, but not limited to, an aircraft commonly known as a "drone", that is operated without the possibility of direct human intervention from within or on the aircraft.
   .020   "Unmanned Aircraft System" or "UAS" shall mean an Unmanned Aircraft and associated elements, including, but not limited to, any communication links and components that control the Unmanned Aircraft.
   .030   "Civil UAS" shall mean an Unmanned Aircraft or Unmanned Aircraft System operated by any person for any purposes other than strictly hobby or recreational purposes, including, but not limited to, commercial purposes or in furtherance of, or incidental to, any business or media service or agency.
   .040   "Commercial Purposes" shall have the same meaning as attributed to the phrase "Engaged in Business" in Section 3.04.010.060 of this Code.
   .050   "Model Aircraft" shall mean an Unmanned Aircraft or Unmanned Aircraft System operated by any person strictly for hobby or recreational purposes.
   .060   "Operate" shall mean to pilot, steer, direct, fly, guide, or manage an Unmanned Aircraft or Unmanned Aircraft System through the air remotely.  The term "operate" includes, without limitation, managing or initiating  an electronic control system that pilots, steers, directs, flies or manages an Unmanned Aircraft or Unmanned Aircraft System.
   .070   "Person" shall have the same meaning as it is defined in Section 3.04.010.080 of this Code.
   .080   "Public UAS" shall mean an Unmanned Aircraft or Unmanned Aircraft System operated by any public agency for government related purposes. (Ord. 6442 § 1 (part); August 14, 2018.)