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(a) Anyone who launches, operates, or causes to be launched or operated, any unmanned aircraft system within the limits of Cleveland, Ohio, must be able to present, immediately upon request by any member of the police or fire force, a current certificate of aircraft registration issued by the Federal Aviation Administration for the unmanned aircraft system.
(b) No person shall launch, operate, or cause to be launched or operated, any unmanned aircraft system in any airspace within or over:
(1) A five (5) mile radius of Cleveland Hopkins International Airport;
(2) A five (5) mile radius of Burke Lakefront Airport; or
(3) Any area of the City of Cleveland that the Federal Aviation Administration determines to be a restricted area, either by way of a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM), Temporary Flight Restriction, No Drone Zone, or other means.
(c) Division (b) of this section shall not apply to any person who has previous approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to operate a UAS in a restricted area and is complying with all terms and conditions of their approval.
(Ord. No. 330-16. Passed 4-25-16, eff. 4-27-16)