For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   AIRPORT. Any area of land or water, whether constructed or not, which has been approved by the Director as a site for the landing and taking off of aircraft or utilized or to be utilized by the public as a point of arrival or departure by air.
   AIRPORT HAZARD. Any structure, tree, smoke, steam, dust, or other substance which obstructs the aerial approaches of a publicly owned airport or impairs the reasonable visibility in the vicinity thereof, electrical impulses and disturbances which interfere with radio aids or communications and lights which might result in glare in the vision of pilots of aircraft or be confused with airport lights.
   AIRPORT REFERENCE POINT. At the control tower and its elevation is 233 feet above sea level.
   APPROACH ZONE. The approach area to a runway and landing strip having dimensions as hereinafter described and the center line of which coincides with the center line of the runway and landing strip extended. (The dimensions of the runways are: N/S 7000 feet by 150 feet; NW/SE 5430 feet by 150 feet NE/SW 5850 feet by 150 feet; each of the landing strips is 500 feet wide and the same length of the runway.)
   NONCONFORMING USE. Any structure, tree, or use of land which does not conform to a regulation prescribed in this chapter or an amendment thereto, as of the effective date of such regulations.
   PERSON. Any individual, firm, copartnership, corporation, company, association, joint stock association, or body politic, and includes any trustee, receiver, assignee, or other similar representative thereof.
   STRUCTURE. Any object constructed or installed by man, including such objects although regulated or licensed by other provisions of law.
   TREE. Any object of natural growth.
('71 Code, Appendix A, § 1) (Ord. passed 6-4-57)
Statutory reference:
   Similar definitions, see R.S.A. 424:1