4561.12 Regulation of aircraft on public property.

(A) Unless operated by the department of transportation or its agents, no aircraft shall be operated or maintained on any public land or water owned or controlled by this state, or by any political subdivision of this state, except at such places and under such rules and regulations governing and controlling the operation and maintenance of aircraft as are adopted and promulgated by the department in accordance with sections 119.01 to 119.13 of the Revised Code.

Such action and approval by the department shall not become effective until it has been approved by the adoption and promulgation of appropriate rules governing, controlling, and approving said places and the method of operation and maintenance of aircraft, by the department, division, political subdivision, agent, or agency of this state having ownership or control of the places on said public land or water which are affected by such operation or maintenance of aircraft thereon.

(B) Whoever violates this section shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars, imprisoned not more than ninety days, or both.

Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. 7, HB 51, §101.01, eff. 7/1/2013.

Effective Date: 01-01-2004