5501:1-10-02 Definitions.

As used in rules regarding airports and the structures in their surrounding area and navigable airspace.

(A) "Airport" as used in this chapter, means any area of land or water used in maneuvering for landing and taking off of aircraft owned, operated, or constructed by any person, an airport board or other governmental agency located within the state which is approved and certified by the Ohio department of transportation office of aviation for commercial purposes and is designed for the landing and taking off of an aircraft.

(B) "Runway" means the surface of the airport used for landing and taking off of aircraft as depicted on the appropriate map and airport master plan, and federal aviation administration (FAA), form 7480-1 notice of landing area proposal.

(C) "Navigable airspace" means the imaginary surfaces around an airport, including clear zones surface, horizontal surface, conical surface, primary surface, approach surface, and transitional surfaces, as defined by the federal aviation administration (FAA) regulations, as amended.

(D) "Structure" means any object, whether permanent or temporary, including, but not limited to, a building, tower, crane, smokestack, earth formation, transmission line, flagpole, ship mast, and includes a mobile object.

(E) "Obstruction" means any structure, natural or man made, penetrating the navigable airspace as defined in this chapter.

(F) "Applicant" means the person who will own or have control over the completed structure, or as defined by Chapter 4561. of the Revised Code.

(G) "Permit" means a written authorization issued by the administrator of the office of aviation pursuant to the office rules and in accordance with the findings and directions of the Ohio department of transportation to alter or construct a structure.

(H) "Certification by the applicant" means that the certification shall be made by the individual who will own or control the structure when completed; or a partner in a partnership; or the president or authorized officer of a corporation, company or association, or his appointed designee, or authorized official of a body politic; or legally designated representative of a trustee, receiver, or assignee.

(I) "Aeronautical study" means a review or analysis of the effect of the proposed construction or alteration of a structure upon the operation of air navigation facilities and the safe and efficient utilization of the navigable airspace at an airport, as set out in FAA technical manuals, as amended, including, advisory circular 150/5300-13 "Airport Design Standards", 7400.2 c "Airspace Procedures Handbook", and the U.S. terminal procedures handbook.

(J) "Department" means Ohio department of transportation (ODOT).

(K) "Director" means the director of the Ohio department of transportation, or designee.

(L) "Legal holiday" means New Year's day, Martin Luther King Day, Washington-Lincoln day, Memorial day, Independence day, Labor day, Columbus day, Veterans day. Thanksgiving day and Christmas day as observed by the state of Ohio.

(M) "Office" means the Ohio department of transportation office of aviation.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/19/2010 and 03/19/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4561.05
Rule Amplifies: 4561.32
Prior Effective Dates: 6/18/92, 7/10/99