ARTICLE III: LAND USE DISTRICTS386 – Private Use Airport Safety Overlay District
386PRIVATE USE AIRPORT SAFETY OVERLAY DISTRICT
386-1Intent and Purpose
The intent of the Private Use Airport Safety Overlay District is to encourage and support the continued operation and vitality of private use airports that were the base for three or more aircraft on December 31, 1994, and certain privately-owned public use airports, by establishing safety standards to promote air navigational safety at these airports as well as the safety of those living near these airports.
The Private Use Airport Safety Overlay District shall apply to Apple Valley AP, Meyer’s Riverside AP, North Plains Gliderport, Olinger Strip AP, Skyport AP, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center HP, and Sunset Airstrip, pursuant to ORS 836.608(2) and OAR 660-013-0155(1).
This Overlay District applies certain height restrictions to new development in underlying land use districts according to those described in the definition for Approach Surface, as outlined under Section 106-10.7.
386-3Imaginary Surface Delineation
The airport elevation and the location and dimensions of the runway, primary surface and approach surface shall be delineated for each private use airport subject to this overlay district and shall be made part of the Airport Safety and Land Use Compatibility Element of the Rural/Natural Resource Plan Map.
The helipad elevation and the location and dimensions of the primary surface, transitional surface and approach surface shall be delineated for the Providence St. Vincent Medical Center Heliport and shall be made part of the Airport Safety and Land Use Compatibility Element of the Cedar Hills-Cedar Mill Community Plan Map.
All lands, waters and airspace, or portions thereof, that are located within these surfaces shall be subject to the requirements of this Overlay District.
386-4Notice of Land Use and Permit Applications within Overlay District Area
Written notice of applications and decisions for land use decisions, including Comprehensive Plan or Map amendments, shall be provided to the airport sponsor and the Department of Aviation as provided pursuant to Section 204.
386-5Height Limitations on Allowed Uses in Underlying District
All uses permitted by the underlying district shall comply with the height limitations in this Section. When height limitations of the underlying district are more restrictive than those of this Overlay District, the underlying district height limitations shall control.
Date printed 11/27/09