Toronto/Lester B. Pearson International Airport Zoning Regulations
P.C. 1999-402 1999-03-11
Whereas, pursuant to section 5.5Footnote a of the Aeronautics Act, a copy of the proposed Toronto/Lester B. Pearson International Airport Zoning Regulations, substantially in the form annexed hereto, was published in two successive issues of the Canada Gazette, Part I, on September 13 and 20, 1997, and in two successive issues of The Toronto Star on September 30 and October 1, 1997 and l’Express on September 30 and October 7, 1997, and a reasonable opportunity was thereby afforded to interested persons to make representations to the Minister of Transport with respect thereto;
Therefore, His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Transport, pursuant to section 5.4Footnote b of the Aeronautics Act, is pleased hereby to make the annexed Toronto/Lester B. Pearson International Airport Zoning Regulations.
1 (1) The definitions in this subsection apply in these Regulations:
airport means Toronto/Lester B. Pearson International Airport, in the City of Etobicoke in the Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto, and the City of Mississauga in the Regional Municipality of Peel, in the Province of Ontario. (aéroport)
- airport reference point
airport reference point means the point described in Part I of the schedule. (point de référence de l’aéroport)
- approach surfaces
approach surfaces means the imaginary inclined planes that extend upward and outward from each end of a strip, which planes are described in Part II of the schedule. (surfaces d’approche)
- outer limit
outer limit means the limit of the area covered by all of the surfaces defined in this subsection, and by the bird hazard zone. This limit is described in Part VI of the schedule. (limite extérieure)
- outer surface
outer surface means an imaginary plane located above and in the immediate vicinity of the airport, which plane is described in Part III of the schedule. (surface extérieure)
strip means the rectangular portion of the landing area of the airport, including the runway, that is prepared for the take-off and landing of aircraft in a particular direction, which rectangular portion is described in Part IV of the schedule. (bande)
- transitional surfaces
transitional surfaces means the imaginary inclined planes that extend upward and outward from the lateral limits of a strip and the approach surfaces, which planes are described in Part V of the schedule. (surfaces de transition)
(2) For the purposes of these Regulations, the elevation of the airport reference point is 174.46 m above sea level.
2 These Regulations apply in respect of all land, including public road allowances, that is adjacent to or in the vicinity of the airport, which land is described in Part VI of the schedule.
3 No person shall erect or construct, on land to which these Regulations apply, a building, structure or object, or an addition to an existing building, structure or object, the highest point of which will exceed in elevation at the location of that point
(a) the approach surfaces;
(b) the outer surface; or
(c) the transitional surfaces.
4 No owner or lessee of land to which these Regulations apply shall permit any part of that land to be used or developed in a manner that causes interference with signals or communications to and from
(a) an aircraft; or
(b) facilities used to provide services relating to aeronautics.
5 No owner or lessee of land to which these Regulations apply shall permit an object of natural growth that is on that land to grow to a height that exceeds in elevation at the location of the object any of the surfaces referred to in section 3.
Disposal of Waste
6 No owner or lessee of land within the limits of the bird hazard zone, as described in Part VII of the schedule, shall permit any part of that land to be used for the disposal of waste that is attractive to birds.
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