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Comox Airport Zoning Regulations (SOR/80-803)

Regulations are current to 2024-06-19

Comox Airport Zoning Regulations



Registration 1980-10-20

Zoning Regulations Respecting Comox Airport

P.C. 1980-2772 1980-10-16

His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of National Defence, pursuant to section 6Footnote * of the Aeronautics Act, is pleased hereby to approve the annexed Zoning Regulations respecting Comox Airport, made by the Minister of National Defence.

Short Title

 These Regulations may be cited as the Comox Airport Zoning Regulations.


 In these Regulations,


airport means Comox Airport, near the Town of Comox, in the Province of British Columbia; (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 a 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 means the Minister of National Defence; (ministre)

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 particularly 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)

 For the purposes of these Regulations, the airport reference point is deemed to be 18.3 metres above sea level.


 These Regulations apply to all lands and lands under water, including public road allowances, adjacent to or in the vicinity of the airport, the outer limits of which lands are described in Parts II and III of the schedule, other than such lands as from time to time form part of the airport.


 No person shall erect or construct, on any land 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 surface.

  • SOR/81-719, s. 1(F)

Natural Growth

 Where an object of natural growth on any land to which these Regulations apply exceeds in elevation any of the surfaces set out in paragraphs 5(a) to (c), the Minister may make a direction that the owner or occupier of the land on which that object is growing remove the excessive growth thereof.

  • SOR/81-719, s. 2(F)

Disposal of Waste

 No owner or occupier of any land to which these Regulations apply shall permit such land or any part thereof to be used for the disposal or accumulation thereon of any waste, material or substance edible by or attractive to birds.


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