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Chapter 22. Municipal Airport

Sec. 22-03. Establishment of land use areas.

In order to carry out the purposes and provisions of this chapter, the land use areas shall be established by resolution of the council and are made a part of this chapter by reference.

(1) Municipal terminal area. This area shall be reserved for the public terminal building and other public use facilities.

(2) Utility and service area. This area shall be reserved for utility, service, crash, fire and rescue, and maintenance facilities operated by the owner.

(3) Commercial aviation areas.

  1. This area shall be reserved for commercial aviation business normally conducted by fixed-base operators. Allowable activities include but are not limited to: aircraft sales and rental; airframe, power plant, and instrument repair; aircraft fuel and oil dispensing; flight training; and air taxi service.
  2. Minimum lot sizes and setbacks shall be in conformity with the airport land use maps, and building heights shall conform with Federal Aviation Regulations.
  3. The location of specialized commercial aviation businesses that pose special safety and operational problems, such as agricultural spraying facilities, shall be considered on an individual basis by the airport committee.

(4) Corporate hangar area.

  1. This area shall be reserved for noncommercial hangars, excluding multiple T-hangars, and the exclusive use of this area shall be aircraft housing. No commercial activities shall be conducted from a corporate hangar. No flammable liquids shall be stored above or below the ground, nor shall aviation fuel be dispensed in this area other than by dispensing equipment operating from the commercial aviation areas or fuel farm areas.
  2. Lot sizes and setbacks shall be in conformity with the airport land use maps, and building heights shall conform with Federal Aviation Regulations.

(5) Multiple T-hangar areas.

  1. This area shall be reserved for the location of multiple-unit T-hangars for the storage of aircraft. No commercial activities shall be conducted from a multiple T-hangar. No flammable liquids shall be stored or used in this area, nor shall aviation fuel be dispensed into any aircraft while in a hangar. Aircraft, vehicles and equipment shall be parked in a manner which does not interfere with the movement of aircraft. Aircraft maintenance or repair that creates a fire hazard or endangers other aircraft or property of another is prohibited.
  2. Lot sizes and setbacks shall be in conformity with the airport land use maps, and building heights shall conform with Federal Aviation Regulations.

(6) Tie-down areas. These areas are reserved for longterm parking of aircraft based on the airport, or those transient aircraft remaining overnight. Temporary tie-down areas may be designated by the airport committee or manager.

(7) Public apron areas. These areas are reserved for unloading or loading passengers and cargo, refueling aircraft and temporary parking of aircraft.

(8) Auto parking areas. These areas are reserved for automobile parking. Temporary vehicle parking areas may also be designated by the committee or manager.

(9) Agricultural area. These areas are reserved for agricultural purposes under approved leases until such time as they are designated for other purposes by the airport committee.

(10) Industrial park area. This area shall be reserved for the location of businesses compatible with airport operations.

  1. Proposals for leasing land in this area will be reviewed on an individual basis by the committee.
  2. Lot sizes, setbacks, building heights and design shall be specified in the written agreement between the lessee and the airport committee.

(11) Air cargo area. This area shall be reserved for the location of businesses engaged solely in the transportation of everything except passengers and baggage.

  1. Proposals for leasing land in this area will be reviewed on an individual basis by the committee.
  2. Lot sizes, setbacks, and building heights shall be specified in the written agreement between the lessee and the committee.

(12) Fuel farm area.

  1. This area is reserved for the underground storage of fuel used in aircraft.
  2. A written agreement between a fuel farm tenant, other than a fixed-base operator, and the airport committee shall contain, but shall not be limited to, the following provisions:
    1. At no time shall the tenant share, sublease, or in any other manner provide fuel or fueling facilities to any other tenant or any other aircraft except those aircraft owned or leased for the exclusive use of the tenant designated in this agreement.
    2. The tenant shall install and maintain all fuel facilities within the fuel farm in accordance with plans and specifications approved in writing by the airport committee.
    3. The tenant shall comply with all federal, state and local laws and regulations governing the installation, operation and maintenance of all fueling facilities, equipment and dispensing trucks.
    4. Dispensing trucks, bulk fuel trucks, emergency vehicles, and other vehicles approved by the committee or manager shall be the only vehicles permitted within the fuel farm.
    5. All fuel storage shall be in underground tanks with only necessary equipment such as valves, meters and vents protruding above ground.
    6. Each prospective fuel farm tenant shall submit to the committee a written proposal which sets forth the extent of operations to include: fuel grades; estimated annual volume; experience and training of fuel handling personnel; type, size and condition of all fueling facilities and equipment to be used; and provisions for the security and safety of the facility.

(13) Automobile gasoline fueling area. The area described in this subsection, and no other area, shall be used for fueling aircraft with automobile gasoline: commencing at the northwest corner of the northwest quarter of the northeast quarter of section 19, township 25 north, range 3 east, thence east along the north line of such section 19 a distance of 182.42 feet; thence southeasterly at an angle of 111 degrees 37 a distance of 113.77 feet; thence northeasterly at a right angle a distance of 15 feet to the point of beginning; thence northwesterly at a right angle a distance of 50 feet; thence northeasterly at a right angle a distance of 50 feet; thence southeasterly at a right angle a distance of 50 feet; thence southwesterly at a right angle a distance of 50 feet to the point of beginning; lying in the City of Marshfield, Wood County, Wisconsin.

(Code 1982, 21.05)