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11.03.06.00.htm 11.03.06.00. Title 11 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Subtitle 03 MARYLAND AVIATION ADMINISTRATION Chapter 06 Airport Zoning Regulations Authority: Transportation Article, §5-204, 5-208, 5-502, 5-504, 5-505, and 5-702, Annotated Code of Maryland
11.03.06.01.htm 11.03.06.01. 01 Definitions.. A. As used in these regulations, the following terms have the meanings indicated unless the context requires otherwise. Words not specifically defined that relate to aeronautical practices, processes, and equipment shall be construed according to their general usage in the aviation industry.B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Administration" means the Maryland Aviation Administration of the Maryland Department of Transportation, established pursuant to the Transportatio
11.03.06.02.htm 11.03.06.02. 02 Purpose.. A. These regulations have been adopted by the Maryland Aviation Administration of the Maryland Department of Transportation to protect the aerial approaches of airports owned by the State.B. In adopting the regulations, the Administration has considered the following to the extent that they affect or promote the public health, safety, order, or security:1) The character of the flying operations conducted or expected to be conducted at the airports;.
11.03.06.02-1.htm 11.03.06.02-1. 02-1 Incorporation by Reference.. 14 CFR 77 is incorporated by reference..
11.03.06.03.htm 11.03.06.03. 03 Airport Zoning Districts.. A. Size and Location of Districts. The airport zoning districts shall consist of the following areas for:1) Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport―the land area delineated by and contained within a circle, the radius of which is 4 miles from a point with Maryland grid coordinates of E 893,909.99―N 490,279.30; and2) Martin State Airport―delineated by and contained within a circle, the radius of which is 3.3 mile
11.03.06.04.htm 11.03.06.04. 04 Height Limits in Airport Zoning Districts.. Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, a structure or personalty may not be erected, altered, or maintained, and vegetation may not be allowed to grow or be maintained, in any airport zoning district at a height greater than the height limit established by 14 CFR 77.
11.03.06.05.htm 11.03.06.05. 05 Prohibited Activity.. Except as permitted by Regulations .07 and .08 of this chapter, a person may not, within any airport zoning district created by this chapter:A. Build any structure, permit any structure to be built, or maintain any personalty to a height that would be a hazard to air navigation under the standards stated in COMAR 11.03.05.04;B. Substantially alter any existing structure or change the use of land;.
11.03.06.06.htm 11.03.06.06. 06 Prohibited Land Uses.. Except as provided by Regulations .07 and .08 of this chapter, a person may not use any land located within any airport zoning district created by this chapter for any:A. Transformer station or high-tower transmission line;. B. Manufacturing establishment or other use that produces smoke that would interfere with the safe use of the airport or impair visibility in the vicinity of the airport;C. Rifle or other firing range, ultralight flight
11.03.06.07.htm 11.03.06.07. 07 Permits.. A. Permit Required. Unless a person has an appropriate permit issued by the Administration, the person may not, in any airport zoning district established by this chapter, undertake or allow any construction, maintain any personalty, or conduct any activity prohibited by Regulation .05 or .06 of this chapter, except as set forth in §B of this regulation.B. Exemptions.. 1) The Administration may not require a permit for a repair or addition to an existing legal structu
11.03.06.08.htm 11.03.06.08. 08 Variances.. A person denied a permit under Regulation .07 of this chapter who desires to use his property in a manner prohibited by an airport zoning regulation contained in this chapter may apply to the Board for a variance from the regulation.
11.03.06.09.htm 11.03.06.09. 09 Existing Nonconforming Use.. An airport zoning regulation contained in this chapter may not:. A. Require the removal or alteration of any structure that, as it existed when the regulation was adopted, did not conform to the regulation; orB. Otherwise interfere with the continuance of any nonconforming use..
11.03.06.10.htm 11.03.06.10. 10 Conflict of Regulations.. If there is any conflict between any airport zoning regulation adopted under this chapter and any other regulation applicable to the same area, the more stringent limitation or requirement shall govern.
11.03.06.11.htm 11.03.06.11. 11 Power of Administration to Correct.. If a person violates any provision of this chapter, the Administration, in addition to any other lawful remedy, may institute an appropriate judicial action to prevent, restrain, correct, or abate the unlawful action or condition.
11.03.06.12.htm 11.03.06.12. 12 Penalty.. A person who violates any provision of this chapter is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to a fine of not more than $500 for each day or part of a day that the violation continues, pursuant to Transportation Article, §5-511, Annotated Code of Maryland.
11.03.06.9999.htm 11.03.06.9999. Administrative History Effective date: July 1, 1985 (12:13 Md. R. 1280). Regulation .02-1 adopted effective January 14, 1999 (26:1 Md. R. 24). Regulation .03 amended effective January 14, 1999 (26:1 Md. R. 24) January 12, 2009 (36:1 Md. R. 22). Regulation .03C amended effective September 3, 1990 (17:17 Md. R. 2082). Regulation .04 amended effective January 14, 1999 (26:1 Md. R. 24). Regulation .04C amended effective September 3, 1990 (17:17 Md. R. 2082).
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