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Fort McMurray Airport Zoning Regulations (C.R.C., c. 82)

Regulations are current to 2024-06-19

Fort McMurray Airport Zoning Regulations

C.R.C., c. 82


Regulations Respecting Zoning at Fort McMurray Airport

Short Title

 These Regulations may be cited as the Fort McMurray Airport Zoning Regulations.


 In these Regulations,


airport means Fort McMurray Airport, in the vicinity of Fort McMurray, in the Province of Alberta; (aéroport)

airport reference point

airport reference point means the point described in Part I of the schedule; (point de repère de l’aéroport)

approach surface

approach surface means an imaginary inclined plane extending upward and outward from each end of the strip along and at right angles to the projected centre line thereof, which approach surface is more particularly described in Part III of the schedule; (surface d’approche)


Minister[Revoked, SOR/93-401, s. 2]

outer surface

outer surface means an imaginary surface located above and in the immediate vicinity of the airport, which outer surface is more particularly described in Part IV of the schedule; (surface extérieure)


strip means the rectangular portion of the landing area of the airport, including the runway prepared for the take-off and landing of aircraft in a particular direction, which strip is more particulary described in Part V of the schedule; (bande)

transitional surface

transitional surface means an imaginary inclined plane extending upward and outward from the lateral limits of a strip and its approach surfaces, which transitional surface is more particularly described in Part VI of the schedule. (surface de transition)

  • SOR/93-401, s. 2

 For the purposes of these Regulations, the airport reference point is deemed to be 1,205 feet above sea level.


 These Regulations apply to all the lands and lands under water, including public road allowances, adjacent to or in the vicinity of the airport, that consist of

  • (a) the lands the outer limits of which are described in Part II of the schedule; and

  • (b) the lands directly beneath the approach surface, other than such lands as from time to time form part of the airport and such lands as form the Clearwater Indian Reserve No. 175.


 No person shall erect or construct, on any land or any land under water to which these Regulations apply, any building, structure or object or any addition to any existing building, structure or object, the highest point of which will exceed in elevation at the location of that point any of the surfaces hereinafter set out that project immediately over and above the surface of the land at that location, namely,

  • (a) the approach surfaces;

  • (b) the outer surface; or

  • (c) the transitional surfaces.


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