Chapter 7.120


7.120.010    Storage.

7.120.020    Open flame operations.

7.120.030    General requirements.

7.120.040    Fire extinguishers.

7.120.050    Hazards.

7.120.060    Hazardous substance release.

7.120.010 Storage.

A. No person shall keep or store any flammable liquids, gases, signal flares or other similar materials in a hangar or any other building on the airport, unless the materials are kept:

1. In aircraft in proper receptacles installed in the aircraft; or

2. In rooms or areas specifically approved for such storage by the airport superintendent, or in storage containers that are designed for that purpose and comply with applicable fire codes.

B. Lessees shall provide suitable metal receptacles with covers for the storage of waste, rags and other rubbish. All waste and used rags or other rubbish shall be removed in accordance with Chapter 8.20 PMC. (Ord. 17-003 § 4, 2017)

7.120.020 Open flame operations.

Except as may be specifically authorized by the airport superintendent, no person shall conduct any open flame operations anywhere on the airport unless fire extinguishers of sufficient size and type are close at hand to control any hazard that may arise. (Ord. 17-003 § 4, 2017)

7.120.030 General requirements.

A. The holder of a land lease on the airport shall keep the premises leased by them and the apron and ramp areas used in their operations clean and clear of oil, grease, waste materials and trash.

B. No person shall keep uncovered trash containers on any part of the airport.

C. No motor vehicle for hauling trash, dirt, or any other materials shall be operated on the airport unless the vehicle is constructed so as to prevent the contents thereof from dropping, shifting, leaking, or otherwise escaping.

D. No person shall spill dirt or any other materials from a vehicle on the airport.

E. Areas used for trash or garbage containers shall be kept clean and sanitary at all times.

F. No persons shall dispose of garbage, papers, refuse or other material on the airport except in receptacles provided for that purpose, and in accordance with Chapter 8.20 PMC.

G. Wind Scattered Debris. All users of the airport are responsible for preventing debris release and wind scattering of debris. No wind scattered debris shall be allowed at the airport. Any person or company responsible for wind scattered debris shall be subject to fines and/or associated cleanup costs. (Ord. 17-003 § 4, 2017)

7.120.040 Fire extinguishers.

All tenants or lessees on the airport shall supply and maintain such adequate and readily accessible fire extinguishers as are required by the city fire codes for the particular fire hazards involved. (Ord. 17-003 § 4, 2017)

7.120.050 Hazards.

No tenant or lessee on the airport shall store or stock material or equipment in such a manner as to constitute a hazard to persons or property. (Ord. 17-003 § 4, 2017)

7.120.060 Hazardous substance release.

A. A person who releases a hazardous substance on the airport shall immediately contain and clean up the release, using methods that ensure that contamination does not enter or spread on or in airport land or water or in an airport stormwater drainage system.

B. A person responsible under this chapter for a release shall immediately report the release to the airport superintendent and to each regulatory agency that requires such a report.

C. Submission of a report to the airport superintendent under this subsection does not satisfy any other applicable requirement for reporting a release of a hazardous substance to any regulatory agency that has jurisdiction.

D. If a person responsible under this section for a release does not take immediate action to report, contain, and clean up the release, the city may report, contain, or clean up the release as the city determines appropriate under the circumstances.

E. The city may seek reimbursement for the city’s direct costs of assessment, reporting, containment, cleanup, and indirect costs, as applicable, from any person responsible for the release. (Ord. 17-003 § 4, 2017)