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Quesnel Airport Zoning Regulations (SOR/87-453)

Regulations are current to 2024-04-01

Quesnel Airport Zoning Regulations



Registration 1987-07-30

Zoning Regulations Respecting Quesnel Airport

P.C. 1987-1459 1987-07-30

Whereas, pursuant to section 4.5Footnote * of the Aeronautics Act, a copy of the proposed Zoning regulations respecting Quesnel Airport, substantially in the form set out in the schedule hereto, was published in the Canada Gazette Part I on March 22, 1986 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 4.4Footnote * of the Aeronautics Act, is pleased hereby to make the annexed Zoning regulations respecting Quesnel Airport.

Short Title

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


  •  (1) In these Regulations,


    airport means the Quesnel Airport at Quesnel, in the Cariboo Regional District and in the Cariboo Land District, in the Province of British Columbia; (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 the 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 assigned elevation of the airport reference point is 543 m above sea level.


 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 in Part VI 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 surfaces;

  • (b) the outer surface; or

  • (c) the transitional surfaces.

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 direct the owner or occupier of the land on which that object is growing to remove the growth or the excessive portion thereof.

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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