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(A) Restricted areas. Certain airport areas are designated as restricted areas by federal and/or state law. Access to these areas shall be in accordance with applicable federal and/or state law. Temporary restricted areas may be established by the Airport Director in the event of a clear emergency (see § 151.02(B)). Access to these restricted areas may be granted by the Airport Director and/or the applicable controlling authority.
(B) Loitering, soliciting and prohibited conduct. Users shall not loiter, panhandle, solicit or engage in any activity in violation of city ordinances or this chapter. This shall not be construed to prohibit private gatherings/parties in personal hangars or adjacent areas.
(C) Property damage. Users shall not destroy, damage, deface or disturb airport or private property including buildings, signs, equipment, markers, vehicles, aircraft and landscaping.
(D) Sanitation and hazardous waste. Users shall dispose of refuse in approved receptacles. The disposal of batteries, fuel, oil and other hazardous materials, on airport property, is prohibited without the express authorization of the Airport Director.
(E) Use of runways, taxiways, roadways and walkways. Users shall travel on or occupy only those areas, runways, taxiways, aprons, runup areas, roadways, pedestrian walkways or other specifically designated areas provided for the particular class of traffic or activity and shall not hinder or obstruct its proper use. This shall not be construed to prohibit the temporary parking of aircraft and/or vehicles in front of hangars while preparing for flight and/or servicing such hangars and/or aircraft.
(F) Abandoning personal property. Users shall not abandon personal property on the airport. Personal property on airport property, outside of hangars or designated areas, shall be considered abandoned after 90 days and is subject to removal at the owner’s expense.
(G) Interfering or tampering with aircraft and vehicles. Users shall not touch, obstruct or interfere with the operation of any vehicle or aircraft. Interfering or tampering with aircraft is a federal crime.
(H) Smoking. Users shall not smoke within city-owned buildings, within 20 feet of openings in these buildings, or on the ramp within 50 feet of a fuel tank, fuel truck or aircraft, or in such other areas designated by the Airport Director as nonsmoking areas.
(I) Model aircraft, kites, balloons, parachutes. Users shall not operate model aircraft, kites, balloons or parachutes anywhere on the airport without the written permission of the Airport Director.
(J) Dogs and other animals. Dogs and other animals must be on a leash or confined in a restricted environment.
(K) Commercial activities. Users seeking to conduct commercial activities must have a lease or special use permit approved by the Airport Director or City Council.
(L) Unlawful conduct; alcoholic beverages. Users shall not sell alcoholic beverages at the airport except in designated areas licensed to dispense those beverages. Users under the influence of drugs or alcohol shall not enter or remain on the airport.
(M) Firearms, weapons and explosives. Carriage of firearms, weapons or explosives, radioactive substances or material, or flammable materials/fuels on airport premises shall be in compliance with federal and state regulations.
(1976 Code, § 14-3) (Ord. 552-09, passed 10-22-2009) Penalty, see § 10.99