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Churchill Airport Zoning Regulations (SOR/88-124)

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Churchill Airport Zoning Regulations



Registration 1988-02-04

Regulations Respecting Zoning at Churchill Airport

P.C. 1988-186 1988-02-04

Whereas, pursuant to section 4.5 of the Aeronautics Act, a copy of the proposed Zoning Regulations respecting Churchill Airport, substantially in the form set out in the schedule hereto, was published in two successive issues of the Canada Gazette, Part I, on August 22nd and 29th, 1987 and in two successive issues of the Thompson Citizen on October 9th and 13th, 1987 and a reasonable opportunity was thereby afforded to interested persons to make representations to the Minister of Transport with respect thereto.

Therefore, Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Transport, pursuant to section 4.4 of the Aeronautics Act, is pleased hereby to make the annexed Regulations respecting Zoning at Churchill Airport.

Short Title

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


  •  (1) In these Regulations,


    airport means the Churchill Airport in the vicinity of Churchill, in the Province of Manitoba; (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 that extends upward and outward from each end of a strip, which approach surface is more particularly described in Part II of the schedule; (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 III 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 IV 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 V of the schedule. (surface de transition)

  • (2) For the purposes of these Regulations, the elevation of the airport reference point is 18.5 m above sea level.

  • SOR/92-86, s. 1


 These Regulations apply to all the lands, including public road allowances, adjacent to or in the vicinity of the airport, which lands are more particularly described as follows:

  • (a) the lands within the outer limits of lands described in Part VI of the schedule; and

  • (b) the lands directly under that portion of the approach surfaces that extend beyond the said outer limits.

  • SOR/92-86, s. 2(F)


 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 surfaces;

  • (b) the outer surface; or

  • (c) the transitional surfaces.

  • SOR/92-86, s. 3(F)

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 require that the owner or occupier of the land on which that object is growing remove the excessive growth.

  • SOR/92-86, s. 4(E)

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.

  • SOR/92-86, s. 5(F)

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