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11.03.03.00.htm 11.03.03.00. Title 11 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Subtitle 03 MARYLAND AVIATION ADMINISTRATION Chapter 03 Airport Noise Control Program Authority: Transportation Article, §5-204(d)4) 5-208(a) and (b) and 5-801 et seq. Annotated Code of Maryland
11.03.03.01.htm 11.03.03.01. 01 Definitions.. A. Acoustic Terminology.. 1) "Annual day-night (average) sound level (Ldn) means for locations in the neighborhood of an airport, the day-night (average) sound level, in decibels, resulting from the effective annual average daily traffic and the utilization of runways and flight paths that affect the noise exposure at the location in question.2) "Average sound (noise) level (Leq) means the constant sound level, in decibels, which, in a given situation and time perio
11.03.03.02.htm 11.03.03.02. 02 Methods for Calculation and Measurement of Levels of Cumulative Noise Exposure.. A. Authority. Transportation Article, §5-805(a) Annotated Code of Maryland, authorizes the Executive Director, by regulation, to establish methods for the calculation or measurement of cumulative noise exposure values.B. Noise Rating. The noise rating for description of exposure to aircraft noise shall be the day-night average sound level (Ldn)C. Development of noise contours of equal noise ex
11.03.03.03.htm 11.03.03.03. 03 Limits for Cumulative Noise Exposure.. A. Authority. Transportation Article, §5-804(a) mandates the Executive Director, by regulation, to adopt limits for cumulative noise exposure for residential land use and other categories of land use, on the basis of their noise sensitivity, with the endorsement of the Secretary of Transportation and the Secretary of the Environment and after a public hearing following 60 days notice.
11.03.03.04.htm 11.03.03.04. 04 Duties of an Airport Operator.. A. Authority. Transportation Article, §5-805 and 5-806, Annotated Code of Maryland, mandates the Executive Director to establish procedures which airport operators or the intended operators of new airports shall follow in accomplishing certain required actions which need to be approved by the Executive Director. These actions include:1) Assessment of the noise environment created by the operation of their airports, including current
11.03.03.05.htm 11.03.03.05. 05 Permits for Construction Within the Noise Zone Surrounding a State-Owned Airport.. A. Authority. Transportation Article, §5-821, Annotated Code of Maryland, authorizes the Executive Director, by regulation, to issue permits for new construction within the noise zone surrounding State-owned airports.B. Permits.. 1) Except as provided in §B(3) of this regulation, a person wishing to establish or construct a new structure, or to make new uses of land or structur
11.03.03.06.htm 11.03.03.06. 06 Severability.. The provisions of these regulations are intended to be severable, and the finding by any court that any provision is invalid may not affect the validity of the remaining portions, except to the extent that the court finds the remaining portions alone are incomplete and incapable of being enforced.
11.03.03.9999.htm 11.03.03.9999. Administrative History Effective date: August 6, 1975 (2:17 Md. R. 1192). Regulations .03 and .05 amended effective February 2, 1977 (4:3 Md. R. 146). Chapter recodified from COMAR 11.03.14 to 11.03.03. Regulation .01B amended effective October 29, 1990 (17:21 Md. R. 2530) October 16, 2000 (27:20 Md. R. 1840)Regulation .01C amended effective October 16, 2000 (27:20 Md. R. 1840). Regulation .02 amended effective October 16, 2000 (27:20 Md. R. 1840). Regulation .03A amended e
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