Canadian Aviation Regulations (SOR/96-433)

Regulations are current to 2017-10-13 and last amended on 2017-09-15. Previous Versions

 The operator of a heliport shall ensure that their heliport operations manual sets out the information specified in subsection 305.25(1).

  • SOR/2007-87, s. 8.

 The operator of a heliport shall ensure that the following are provided in accordance with the applicable heliport standard and recorded in their heliport operations manual:

  • (a) the applicable physical characteristics set out in section 305.25;

  • (b) the obstacle limitation surfaces set out in section 305.29;

  • (c) the visual aids for navigation set out in section 305.31;

  • (d) the lighting or marking of obstacles set out in section 305.37;

  • (e) the visual aids utilized for denoting restricted use areas set out in section 305.41;

  • (f) the equipment and installations set out in section 305.43; and

  • (g) the emergency response plan set out in section 305.45.

  • SOR/2007-87, s. 8.

[305.58 to 305.67 reserved]

Subpart 6 – [Reserved]

Subpart 7 — Aerodromes — Consultations

Interpretation

 The following definitions apply in this Subpart.

aerodrome work

aerodrome work means work, other than work necessary to comply with a new requirement imposed by or under the Act, carried out for any of the following purposes:

  • (a) building a new aerodrome; or

  • (b) at an existing aerodrome,

    • (i) building a new runway for aeroplanes, or

    • (ii) increasing the length of an existing runway for aeroplanes by 100 m or by 10%, whichever is greater. (travaux d’aérodrome)

proponent

proponent means a person who proposes to carry out aerodrome work. (promoteur)

protected area

protected area means a natural area or habitat that is protected by or under federal legislation. (aire protégée)

  • SOR/2016-261, s. 3.

Application

 This Subpart applies to existing and proposed aerodromes that are not

  • (a) military aerodromes;

  • (b) water aerodromes;

  • (c) aerodromes that are used primarily for agricultural operations;

  • (d) aerodromes, including heliports, that are used primarily for helicopter operations; and

  • (e) aerodromes that are used as temporary installations for the purpose of providing emergency services, such as forest fire suppression, law enforcement activities, and search and rescue operations, and responding to a medical emergency.

  • SOR/2016-261, s. 3.

Requirement — Consultations

 The proponent shall consult with the interested parties in accordance with the requirements of this Subpart.

  • SOR/2016-261, s. 3.

Interested Parties

  •  (1) For the purposes of this Subpart, the interested parties are the following:

    • (a) if a built-up area of a city or town is located within a radius of 4 000 m from the location of the proposed aerodrome work,

      • (i) the Minister,

      • (ii) the providers of air navigation services,

      • (iii) the operator of a certified or registered aerodrome located within a radius of 30 nautical miles from the location of the proposed aerodrome work,

      • (iv) the authority responsible for a protected area located within the radius of 4 000 m from the location of the proposed aerodrome work,

      • (v) any local land use authority where the proposed aerodrome work is to be carried out, and

      • (vi) members of the public who are within the radius of 4 000 m from the location of the proposed aerodrome work; or

    • (b) in any other case,

      • (i) the Minister,

      • (ii) the providers of air navigation services,

      • (iii) the operator of a certified or registered aerodrome located within a radius of 30 nautical miles from the location of the proposed aerodrome work,

      • (iv) the authority responsible for a protected area located within a radius of 4 000 m from the location of the proposed aerodrome work,

      • (v) any local land use authority where the proposed aerodrome work is to be carried out, and

      • (vi) the owner of any land bordering the land on which the proposed aerodrome work is to be carried out.

  • (2) For the purposes of subsection (1), the radius of 4 000 m from the location of the proposed aerodrome work shall be measured from the outer perimeter of the site of that location.

  • SOR/2016-261, s. 3.

Notice and Sign

 The proponent shall, at least 75 days before the expected start date of the proposed aerodrome work,

  • (a) provide a notice of the proposed aerodrome work to the interested parties referred to in subparagraphs 307.04(1)(a)(i) to (v) or paragraph 307.04(1)(b), as applicable; and

  • (b) in the case referred to in paragraph 307.04(1)(a), place a sign, in plain view of the public, at the location where the proposed aerodrome work is to be carried out.

  • SOR/2016-261, s. 3.

Content of Notice and Sign

 The proponent shall include the following information on the notice and the sign:

  • (a) a drawing showing the location of the proposed aerodrome work;

  • (b) a description of the proposed aerodrome work and its purpose;

  • (c) the expected start date and completion date of the proposed aerodrome work;

  • (d) a statement that the interested parties may provide their comments or objections to the proponent with respect to the proposed aerodrome work;

  • (e) contact information, including the mailing address, phone number and email address, for the contact persons to whom the interested parties may provide their comments or objections; and

  • (f) the period, which shall be at least 45 days, during which the interested parties may provide their comments or objections.

  • SOR/2016-261, s. 3.

Summary Report

 At the end of the period referred to in paragraph 307.06(f), the proponent shall prepare a summary report that includes the following:

  • (a) a description of the proposed aerodrome work;

  • (b) a description of the measures taken by the proponent to comply with the requirements of this Subpart;

  • (c) the interested parties who were notified of the proposed aerodrome work; and

  • (d) a summary of the comments and objections received, the actions that the proponent proposes to take to address those comments and objections, and any objections that were not addressed, if applicable.

  • SOR/2016-261, s. 3.

Communication of Summary Report

 The proponent shall, as soon as practicable after the end of the period referred to in paragraph 307.06(f), provide the summary report to the Minister and make it available to the interested parties.

  • SOR/2016-261, s. 3.

Availability of Summary Report

 The proponent shall ensure that the summary report is available to the interested parties for at least five years after the date on which it is made available to them.

  • SOR/2016-261, s. 3.

Start of Aerodrome Work

  •  (1) The proponent shall not start the proposed aerodrome work before the end of 30 days after the date on which the summary report is provided to the Minister.

  • (2) If the proponent does not start the proposed aerodrome work within five years after the date on which the summary report is provided to the Minister, the proponent shall once again comply with the requirements of this Subpart.

  • SOR/2016-261, s. 3.
 
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