CHAPTER 479. OBSTRUCTION TO AIRCRAFT

Sec.


479.1.    Purpose.
479.2.    Definitions.
479.3.    Approach area obstructions.
479.4.    Airport obstruction.

Authority

   The provisions of this Chapter 479 issued under 74 Pa.C.S. § §  5101—6169, unless otherwise noted.

Source

   The provisions of this Chapter 479 adopted October 3, 1986, effective October 4, 1986, 16 Pa.B. 3693, unless otherwise noted.

§ 479.1. Purpose

 This chapter sets forth instructions to persons who desire to erect, add to or maintain obstructions to aircraft.

Source

   The provisions of this §  479.1 adopted October 3, 1986, effective October 4, 1986, 16 Pa.B. 3693; readopted July 20, 1990, effective July 21, 1990, 20 Pa.B. 3984. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (113695).

§ 479.2. Definitions.

 The words and terms used in this chapter have the same meaning as they are given in §  471.2 (relating to definitions), unless the context clearly indicates otherwise.

Source

   The provisions of this §  479.2 adopted October 3, 1986, effective October 4, 1986, 16 Pa.B. 3693; readopted July 20, 1990, effective July 21, 1990, 20 Pa.B. 3984; amended October 29, 2010, effective October 30, 2010, 40 Pa.B. 6273. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (254133) to (254134).

§ 479.3. Approach area obstruction.

 (a)  A person who erects or maintains a smoke stack, flag pole, elevated tank, radio station tower, antenna, building, structure, object or natural growth or other obstruction to the operation of aircraft within an approach area that extends above an inclined plan, shall first obtain approval from the Department.

 (b)  A person who fails to obtain approval from the Department prior to erecting or maintaining an approach area obstruction commits a summary offense under section 5701(a) of the code (relating to Department approval).

Source

   The provisions of this §  479.3 adopted October 3, 1986, effective October 4, 1986, 16 Pa.B. 3693; readopted July 20, 1990, effective July 21, 1990, 20 Pa.B. 3984. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (113696).

§ 479.4. Airport obstructions.

 (a)  A person who plans to erect a new structure, to add to an existing structure or to erect or maintain an object—natural or manmade—as defined in 14 CFR 77.13(a) (relating to construction or alteration requiring notice) shall first obtain approval from the Department by submitting a written notice (Form AV-57) to the Department at least 30 days prior to commencement thereof.

 (b)  A person who fails to obtain the approval from the Department prescribed in this section prior to erecting a new structure, adding to an existing structure or erecting or maintaining an object in violation of 14 CFR 77.13(a) commits a summary offense under section 5701(b) of the code (relating to Department approval).

Source

   The provisions of this §  479.4 adopted October 3, 1986, effective October 4, 1986, 16 Pa.B. 3693; readopted July 20, 1990, effective July 21, 1990, 20 Pa.B. 3984. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (113696).



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