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A. Intent: These zones are intended to overlay any other zoning districts and regulations comprising or pertaining to areas to which it is applicable, so as to prevent undue negative interaction between aviation activities associated with the airport and the surrounding community. It is intended to protect the lives and property of users of the airport and of occupants of land in its vicinity by restricting "places of public assembly" within these zones. These zones are intended to preserve the utility of the airport and the public investment therein.
B. Zones: Development zones are hereby established within the airport land use zones. Such areas and zones are shown in subsection 13-13-10C of this chapter, consisting of one sheet prepared by the airport board and dated January 2004, a copy of which is made a part hereof by reference. The various zones are defined and described as follows:
1. Airport Runway Protection Zones: Airport runway protection zones are hereby established as trapezoidal areas centered about the extended runway centerline. Where both an existing and future threshold are planned for a runway, the runway protection zone will consist of the area enclosed by trapezoids for each planned threshold plus the lines connecting corresponding outboard corners of the two (2) trapezoids. Runway protection zones are sized based on aircraft expected to be served and approach visibility minimums for the ultimate conditions.
a. Visual And Not Lower Than One Mile Approach Visibility Minimums (Approach Aircraft A And B Only): A runway protection zone is established at each end of the runways. Each runway shall have protection zones that have a width of five hundred feet (500') at a distance of two hundred feet (200') beyond the runway threshold, widening thereafter uniformly to a width of seven hundred feet (700') at a distance of one thousand two hundred feet (1,200') beyond the runway threshold, with its centerline being the continuation of the centerline of the runway, for all other than utility runways. (Runway 11-29 is planned to have a NPI approach with not lower than 1 mile approach visibility minimums. Runway 5-23 is planned to have a NPI approach with not lower than 1 mile approach visibility minimums.)
2. Municipal Airport Zone/Airport Property: The municipal airport zone is hereby established as the land area owned by Toole County and held as the Shelby airport, exclusive of the airport runway protection zones.
C. Use Restrictions:
1. Airport Runway Protection Zones:
a. Permitted Uses:
Agriculture (other than forestry).
Livestock, outside of the airport's fence.
b. Conditional Uses:
Roadways, automobile parking areas, and railroads that satisfy height restrictions.
c. Prohibited Uses:
Educational centers (including all types of primary and secondary schools, preschools, childcare facilities).
Fuel handling and storage facilities.
Hospitals, medical inpatient treatment facilities, nursing/convalescent home facilities.
Places of public assembly not previously listed.
Places of worship.
2. Municipal Airport Zone/Airport Property:
a. Permitted Uses:
Agriculture (other than forestry or livestock), golf courses, tourism information centers and museums.
Aircraft maintenance, manufacturing, and testing facilities.
Aircraft operational facilities including, but not limited to, instrument landing systems, visual navigational aids, and related equipment; communication facilities; weather service offices and equipment.
Aircraft runways, taxiways, ramps, parking areas and fuel storage facilities.
Flight schools, flying clubs and other schools or training facilities relating to aviation or air related transportation.
Hangars and buildings which may be used for the storage or maintenance of aircraft; airport snow removal, sweeping and other maintenance equipment, and other aviation related or ancillary activities.
Offices and facilities for airport management, air charter, air taxi, crop spraying, aircraft sales or rentals, and air cargo processing facilities.
Offices and facilities for the operation and maintenance of air rescue, emergency and firefighting services.
Offices and facilities of federal, state and local government entities.
Terminal buildings, which may house offices of airline companies, and other businesses and concessionaires.
b. Conditional Uses: The following uses are conditional uses in this zone (see subsection 13-13-7B of this chapter):
Boarding of livestock or other animals by governmental agencies.
Businesses not located in the terminal building, and those uses, which are sanctioned by the airport board, but have not been heretofore mentioned.
Driver education test track.
Firearm and sport shooting ranges.
Light commercial development.
Live animal export facilities.
Municipal water storage tanks or towers.
Outdoor baseball/softball facilities and other public or private recreational uses.
Residential air park.
Under unique, extenuating circumstances, a temporary use, for up to one year, that complies with international building and fire codes.
c. Prohibited Uses:
No other use, other than those explicitly allowed above.
D. Additional Use Restrictions: Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, no use may be made of land within any zone established by this chapter that creates an electromagnetic effect, makes it difficult for operators of aircraft to distinguish between airport lights and others, results in glare in the eyes of operators of aircraft using the airport, impairs visibility in the vicinity of the airport, attracts flocks of birds or otherwise endangers the landing, taking off, maneuvering, or operating of aircraft. (Ord. 766, 2-16-2004)