Chapter 2.51AIRPORT PROPERTY REGULATIONS

Sections:

2.51.010
Police authority same as in city.
2.51.020
Ordinances applicable to airport property.
2.51.030
Rubbish.
2.51.040
Animals prohibited.
2.51.050
Fires and fire hazards.
2.51.060
Hunting prohibited.
2.51.070
Vehicles prohibited.
2.51.080
Unauthorized personnel.
2.51.090
Damage or destruction of properties.
2.51.100
Traffic pattern.
2.51.110
Penalty for violation.
2.51.010Police authority same as in city.

For the purpose of this chapter the police and firemen of the city shall have the same authority and jurisdiction over the airport properties generally described as the Southeast Quarter of Section Thirty, in Township Twenty North, Range Sixteen EWM, in Kittitas County, as the police and firemen have within the city limits of the city. And for all purposes of this chapter, the airport properties shall be considered and treated as if lying within the limits of the city, insofar as the application and enforcement of this chapter is concerned.

(Ord. 643 § 1, 1971)

2.51.020Ordinances applicable to airport property.

The following existing ordinances of the city shall apply to the airport property and be in full force and effect there: Ordinance 23, dealing generally with affrays and disorderly conduct, as codified in Chapters 9.04, 9.12 and 9.40; Ordinance 436, affrays and disorderly conduct, as codified in Chapters 9.04, 9.12 and 9.40; Ordinance 448, prohibiting discharges of guns, as codified in Chapter 9.44; Ordinance 484, prohibiting use of and furnishing of intoxicating liquors to minors, as codified in Chapter 9.36; and Ordinance 517, nuisances in general, as codified in Chapter 8.20.

(Ord. 643 § 2, 1971)

2.51.030Rubbish.

No rubbish, garbage, bottles, cans or other debris shall be deposited upon or allowed to remain upon the airport property.

(Ord. 643 § 3, 1971)

2.51.040Animals prohibited.

No animals of any kind shall be taken upon or allowed to remain upon the airport property because of the danger to themselves and to aircraft. In particular, no horses, mules, donkeys or cows shall be taken upon or allowed to go upon the airport landing and taxi strips at any time, and the fine for violation of this express provision, notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, shall be not less than fifty dollars per animal per violation.

(Ord. 643 § 4, 1971)

2.51.050Fires and fire hazards.

No open fires, and no explosive or combustible materials (excepting gasoline, oil and cleaning and lubrication agents for aircraft) shall be taken or kept upon the airport property; provided, supervised burning of weeds and trash by sanctioned official airport personnel or city firemen, police or employees, is permissible.

(Ord. 643 § 5, 1971)

2.51.060Hunting prohibited.

All forms of hunting of any and all kinds are prohibited on the airport property.

(Ord. 643 § 6, 1971)

2.51.070Vehicles prohibited.

Except upon the roadway and parking area outside the landing field itself, no motorcycles, automobiles or other vehicles of any kind excepting aircraft shall be allowed upon the airport property unless on sanctioned official business in the management and operation of the airport.

(Ord. 643 § 7, 1971)

2.51.080Unauthorized personnel.

No persons shall go in, upon or near aircraft, hangars, airport buildings, equipment, machinery or vehicles, excepting the owners or occupants of the items mentioned in this section, or their passengers or guests, or officials or employees of the city or the airport operator engaged in official business in the management and operation of the airport.

(Ord. 643 § 8, 1971)

2.51.090Damage or destruction of properties.

No person shall in any way damage or destroy any aircraft, hangar, fence, gate, building, lighting system, wiring, pipe, equipment, vehicle, or other property on the airport property.

(Ord. 643 § 9, 1971)

2.51.100Traffic pattern.

The airport traffic pattern shall be eight hundred feet above ground level, with a left pattern when landing or taking off to the west, and a right pattern when landing or taking off to the east.

(Ord. 643 § 10, 1971)

2.51.110Penalty for violation.

Each person, firm, or corporation convicted of violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be punished by a fine not exceeding three hundred dollars or imprisoned for not more than ninety days or both fined and imprisoned.