ARTICLE III: LAND USE DISTRICTSIII-279
388 – Public Use Airport Safety Overlay District
Residential densities within approach surfaces should not exceed the following densities: (1) within 500 feet of the outer edge of the RPZ, 1 unit/acre; (2) within 500 to 1,500 feet of the outer edge of the RPZ, 2 units/acre; (3) within 1,500 to 3,000 feet of the outer edge of the RPZ, 4 units/acre.
Mining operations involving the creation or expansion of water impoundments shall comply with the requirements of this Chapter regulating water impoundments.
Water impoundments are prohibited within 5,000 feet from the end of a runway. See Section 388-8 regulating water impoundments beyond 5,000 feet from the edge or end of a runway.
Wetland mitigation required for projects located within an approach surface or airport direct or secondary impact area shall be authorized only upon demonstration, supported by substantial evidence, that it is impracticable to provide mitigation outside of these areas. Proposals for wetland mitigation shall be coordinated with the airport sponsor, the Department of Aviation, the FAA, and wetland permitting agencies prior to the issuance of required permits. Wetland mitigation shall be designed and located to avoid creating a wildlife hazard or increasing hazardous movements of birds across runways and approach surfaces. Conditions shall be imposed as are appropriate and necessary to prevent in perpetuity an increase in hazardous bird movements across runways and approach surfaces. See Section 388-9 for best management practices for airports located near significant wetlands or wildlife habitat areas.
Within the transition surface, residential uses and athletic fields are not permitted.
Within the transition surface, overnight accommodations, such as hotels, motels, hospitals and dormitories, are not permitted.
See Section 388-8 prohibiting or regulating water impoundments beyond 5,000 feet from the edge or end of a runway.
388-8Water Impoundments within Approach Surface Areas and Airport Direct Impact Boundaries
Any use or activity that would result in the establishment or expansion of a water impoundment shall comply with the requirements of this Section.
A.No new or expanded water impoundments of one-quarter acre in size or larger are permitted:
(1)Within an approach surface and within 5,000 feet from the end of a runway; or
(2)On land owned by the airport sponsor that is necessary for airport operations.
388-9Wetland Mitigation, Creation, Enhancement and Restoration within Approach Surface Areas and Airport Direct Impact Boundaries
A. Notwithstanding the requirements of Section 388-8, wetland mitigation, creation, enhancement or restoration projects located within areas regulated under Section 388-8 shall be allowed upon demonstration of compliance with the requirements of this Section.
B.Wetland mitigation, creation, enhancement or restoration projects existing or approved on the effective date of this ordinance and located within areas regulated under Section 388-8 are recognized as lawfully existing uses.
C.To help avoid increasing safety hazards to air navigation near public use airports, the establishment of wetland mitigation banks in the vicinity of such
Date printed 11/27/09