§ 3100.

DEFINITIONS

For the purpose of this Article, the following words and phrases shall mean and include:

a.

Helicopter. A rotary wing aircraft which depends principally for its support and motion in the air upon the lift generated by one or more power-driven rotors, rotating on substantially vertical axes. It can hover, fly backward and sideways, in addition to forward flight.

b.

Heliport. An area, either at ground level or elevated on a structure, that is used for the landing and take-offs of helicopters, and includes some or all of the various facilities useful to helicopter operations.

c.

Off-Heliport Landing Site. A take-off and landing area intended for temporary or occasional helicopter use but not formally designed as a heliport.

History

(Added by Ord. 392-73, App. 10/19/73)

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