Draft 1 – Proposed Helipad Ordinance

                                           GRANGEVILLE CITY ORDINANCE NO. _____

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRANGEVILLE PROVIDING FOR CITY OF GRANGEVILLE HELICOPTER LANDING FACILLITIES; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE UPON ITS PASSAGE, APPROVAL, AND PUBLICATION; AND, PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRANGEVILLE, IDAHO COUNTY, IDAHO, AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1 – TITLE – This Ordinance shall be known as the City of Grangeville Helicopter Landing Facilities Ordinance and may be so cited.

Section 2 – PURPOSE AND INTENT – The purpose and intent of this Ordinance is to:

Provide for the protection of the public health, safety and general welfare within the City of Grangeville.

Section 3 – DEFINITIONS:

HELIPORT:  A heliport is a public or private area, either at ground level or elevated on a structure, used or to be used for landing or take-off of helicopters or other steep-gradient aircraft capable of hovering and may include any or all of the area or service buildings which are appropriate to accomplish these functions, such as refueling, maintenance or repair facilities; such facility may be designated to accommodate more than one aircraft.

HELISTOP:  A helistop is a public or private area, either at ground level or elevated on a structure, used or to be used for landing or take-off of helicopters or other aircraft capable of hovering which shall not afford refueling, maintenance or repair facilities in which tie-down facilities alone are available and are for the accommodation of a single aircraft.

HELICOPTER:  A helicopter is a manned aircraft in which lift is achieved by means of one or more power driven horizontal propellers.

Section 4 – ACTIONS PROHIBITED:

  1. It shall be unlawful for the owner or person in control of any property to install, maintain or operate thereon a heliport or helistop in the incorporated limits of the City of Grangeville.
  2. It shall be unlawful for any person to land, discharge passengers, materials or goods, load passengers, materials or goods, or depart in a helicopter any place within the incorporated limits of the City of Grangeville.

Section 9 5– All Ordinances or parts of Ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.

Section 10 6– This Ordinance shall become effective upon its passage, approval, and publication in the Idaho County Free Press.

This Ordinance passed in the following manner: _________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________.

 

 

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BRUCE WALKER, Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

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TONYA KENNEDY, City Clerk

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