Ordinance As Adopted Jan. 18, 2000
9-470 Operation of Regulated Aircraft
It shall be unlawful for any person operating a Regulated Aircraft to take off from or land upon any land in the City of Ham Lake except as provided herein.
9-470.1 R-1; R-M; R-2; ML PUD; PUD; RS-1 and RS-2 Zoning Districts
Regulated Aircraft are prohibited from landing or taking off in the R-1, R-2, R-M, ML-PUD, PUD, RS-1, and RS-2 zoning districts ***.
The provisions of Article 9-470 shall not apply to any regulated aircraft which was being used on or before March 1, 2000, if the location from which landings and takeoffs occurred had been approved under a favorable determination letter dated prior to March 1, 2000, issued by the Federal Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, pursuant to Federal Aviation Regulations Part 157, or any other pertinent regulation, after due notice and review by said agency.
9-340 Restrictions for Specific Activities
The following restrictions shall apply to the activities noted below, in all zoning districts within the City.
9-340.1 Aviation Aircraft which are required to be registered with either the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) or the Minnesota Department of Aeronautics, or for which a pilotís license of any kind is required, shall not be permitted to land or to take off except within the boundaries of an airport or heliport operated under the ownership and auspices of the Minnesota Department of Aeronautics or other public body, unless under one of the exemptions listed below. Military aircraft, ambulance aircraft, or aircraft operated by any public agency are exempt from this prohibition. Aircraft for which no registration is required, and for which no pilotís license is required, such as ultra-lites, shall not be operated within 500 feet of any structure. Specific landing and/or takeoff exemptions also include: