Chapter 22. Municipal Airport
Sec. 22-43. Airframe and power plant repair facilities.
(1) Statement of concept. An aircraft engine and airframe maintenance and repair operator is a person providing one or a combination of airframe and power plant repair service, but with at least one person currently certified by the Federal Aviation Administration with ratings appropriate to the work being performed. This category of aeronautical services shall also include the sale of aircraft parts and accessories, but such is not an exclusive right.
(2) Minimum standards. Minimum standards for an aircraft engine and airframe maintenance and repair operator shall be as follows:
- The operator shall lease from the city an area of not less than 11,000 square feet of ground space on which shall be erected a building to provide at least 4,000 square feet of floor space for airframe and power plant repair services including a segregated painting area, all meeting local and state industrial code requirements, and at least 1,000 square feet of floor space for office, customer lounge and restrooms, which shall be properly heated and lighted; and shall provide telephone facilities for customer use.
- The operator shall provide auto parking space within the leased area to accommodate at least seven automobiles.
- The operator shall provide a paved walkway within the leased area to accommodate pedestrian access to the operator's office.
- The operator shall provide a paved aircraft apron within the leased area to accommodate aircraft movement from the operator's building to the taxiway or the access to the taxiway that has been or will be provided for the operator.
- The operator shall provide sufficient equipment, supplies and availability of parts equivalent to that required for certification by the Federal Aviation Administration as an approved repair station.
- The operator performing the services under this category will be required to carry the following types of insurance in the limits specified:
- Comprehensive public liability and comprehensive property damage:
- Bodily injury: $1,000,000.00 each accident.
- Property damage: $1,000,000.00 each accident.
- Hangar keepers' liability: $1,000,000.00 each accident.
- Products liability: $1,000,000.00 each accident.
- The operator shall have his premises open and services available eight hours daily, five days each week.
- The operator shall have in his employ, and on duty during the appropriate business hours, trained personnel in such numbers as are required to meet the minimum standards set forth in this category of services in an efficient manner, but never less than one person currently certified by the Federal Aviation Administration with ratings appropriate to the work being performed and who holds an airframe, power plant or an aircraft inspector rating, and one other person not necessarily rated.
- The operator shall make provision for someone to be in attendance at all times during the required operating hours.
(Code 1982, § 21.22)
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