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Watson Lake Airport Zoning Regulations (SOR/84-970)

Regulations are current to 2024-04-01

Watson Lake Airport Zoning Regulations



Registration 1984-12-07

Regulations Respecting Zoning at Watson Lake Airport

P.C. 1984-3970 1984-12-06

Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Transport, pursuant to section 6Footnote * of the Aeronautics Act, is pleased hereby to approve the annexed Regulations respecting zoning at Watson Lake Airport, made by the Minister of Transport.

Short Title

 These Regulations may be cited as the Watson Lake Airport Zoning Regulations.


  •  (1) In these Regulations,


    airport means the Watson Lake Airport in the vicinity of Watson Lake in the Yukon Territory; (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 the imaginary inclined plane more particularly described in Part III of the schedule that extends upward and outward from each end of each strip associated with runways designated 08-26 and 02-20 of the airport; (surface d’approche)


    Minister means the Minister of Transport; (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 that extends 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)

  • (2) For the purposes of these Regulations, the assigned elevation of the airport reference point is deemed to be 683.4 m above sea level.

  • SOR/96-437, s. 10(F)


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

  • (a) the lands within, and

  • (b) the lands directly under that portion of an approach surface that extends beyond,

the outer limits described in Part II of the schedule.


 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

  • (a) the approach surface of any strip;

  • (b) the outer surface; or

  • (c) the transitional surface.

Natural Growth

 Where an object of natural growth on any land to which these Regulations apply exceeds in elevation any of the surfaces referred to in paragraphs 4(a) to (c), the Minister may make a direction that the owner or occupier of the land on which the object is growing remove the excessive growth.

Disposal of Waste

 No owner or occupier of any land to which these Regulations apply shall permit that land or any part of it to be used for the disposal of any waste that is edible by or attractive to birds.


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