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Standards for Operation at Union County Airport

1/11/95


INDEX

 

SECTION I Implementation and Applications 1

SECTION II Definitions 1

SECTION III Standards for Operations at the Airport 2

SECTION IV General Standards for All Based Operations 5

SECTION V Standards for Private Based Operators 6

 

SECTION VI General Standards for All Commercial Fixed

Base Operators... 6

 

SECTION VII Standards for Specific Category Commercial

Fixed Base Operators.......... 7

 

Category "A"...... 7

a. Flight Training

b. Aircraft Charter, Air Taxi, and Freight

Hauling

c. Aircraft Rental

d. Aircraft Sales

e. Sale of Aircraft Accessories and Equipment

 

Category "B"...... 8

a. Maintenance to Aircraft and Engines

b. Maintenance to Aircraft Accessories

c. Maintenance to Aircraft Radios,

Communications, and Navigation Equipment

 

Category "C"...... 9

a. Aerial Photography

b. Aerial Advertising

c. Aerial Application of Spraying, Dusting,

and Seeding

d. Aerial Surveying

e. Aerial Patrol of Pipe Line and Utility Lines

 

Category "D".... 10

a. Storage of Aircraft (Single Volume Hangar or Tie-Down)

 

Category "E".... 10

a. Storage of Aircraft ("T" Hangars)

 

Category "F".... 11

a. Sale of Aircraft Fuel Products

b. Sale of Aircraft Engine Lubrication Products

 

SECTION VIII Notice and Hearing 12

 

SECTION IX Lease or Contract 12


STANDARDS FOR OPERATIONS

AT UNION COUNTY AIRPORT.

 

 

 

PURPOSE: To establish standards and procedures to govern aeronautical activities at the Union County Airport.

 

POLICY: Fair and reasonable opportunity, without discrimination, shall be accorded to all entities and individuals to qualify or otherwise compete for available facilities and to establish general aviation operations within the jurisdiction of the Airport Owner, subject to the adopted Standards For Operations and Requirements. Operators are encouraged to exceed these Standards For Operations; only in extreme cases, and with prior written approval of the Airport Owner, will businesses be allowed to operate under conditions below the minimums.

 

 

SECTION I

 

Implementation and Applications

 

a. These standards shall effect and be incorporated by reference into future Operator's leases.

 

b. Any applicant wishing to establish an aeronautical activity shall be furnished a copy of these Standards For Operations, as amended, and shall make application in writing to the Airport Manager, or any duly appointed person exercising these functions. The application shall set forth in detail the following:

 

1. the name, address and telephone number of the applicant and proposed name of the operation;

 

2. the proposed land use, facility and/or activities sought, including location and size of lease area and buildings;

 

3. the names and qualifications of the personnel to be involved in conducting such activity and number of people to be employed;

 

4. the financial responsibility and technical ability of the applicant and Operator to carry out the activity sought;

 

5. the tools, equipment, services, and inventory, if any, proposed to be furnished and/or utilized;

 

6. the estimate of costs for any development and improvements;

 

7. applicant's schedule for operation and construction (if appropriate);

 

8. the number and type of aircraft to be provided;

 

9. the hours of proposed operation; and

 

10. the insurance coverage to be maintained.

 

 

SECTION II

 

Definitions: As used herein, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated.

 


A. Aeronautical Activity: Shall mean any activity, whether or not conducted on or off Airport property, which involves, makes possible, or is required for the operation of aircraft or which contributes to, or is required for the safety of such operations and shall include, but not by way of limitation, all activities commonly conducted on airports, such as charter operations, pilot training, aircraft rental and sightseeing, aerial photography, crop dusting, flying clubs, aerial advertising and surveying, sale of lubricants, repair and maintenance of aircraft, sale of aircraft, parts, sale or maintenance of aircraft accessories, radio, communication and navigation equipment and other activities which, because of its direct relationship to the operation of aircraft, can appropriately be regarded as all aeronautical activity.

 

B. Airport: Shall mean the Union County Airport.

 

C. Airport Owner: Shall mean the Union County Airport Authority, Marysville, Ohio.

 

D. Critical Aircraft: Shall mean the aircraft with the largest wingspan, tail height and/or gross weight which is anticipated will use a proposed facility.

 

E. Standards For Operations: Shall mean the minimum qualifications and requirements established herein for aeronautical activity at the Airport.

 

F. Master Plan or Airport Layout Plan: Shall mean the currently approved scaled dimensional layout of the entire Airport, indicating current and proposed usage for each identifiable segment as approved by the Airport Owner.

 

G. Operator: Shall mean Private Based Operators or Commercial Operators, fixed base or non-based.

 

1. Commercial Operator: A person, firm, corporation or entity engaged in Aeronautical Activities, as defined herein, on the Union County Airport when purpose of said Aeronautical Activity is to secure earnings, income, compensation, or profit. Fixed Base Operators use the Airport as their base of operations and maintain aircraft at the Airport.

 

A non-based Operator uses the Airport for commercial activity involving profit but does not base an aircraft at the Airport. Aircraft operations originating at another airport but using the Union County Airport for training are not considered commercial operations.

 

2. Private Operator: A person, firm, corporation, or entity engaged in aeronautical activities, as defined herein, on the Airport when purpose of said aeronautical activity is not to secure earnings, income, compensation, or profit. Based private Operators use the airport as their base and maintain aircraft at the Airport. Non-based private Operators operate from other airfields.

 

H. Public Facilities: Shall mean Ladies' and Men’s' rest rooms, lobby and waiting area equipped with seating provisions, drinking water, and telephone. These shall also include roads and automobile parking areas (unless specifically included as part of the leased area). These facilities are to be open to and for the benefit of the public using the airport during hours of operation.

 

I. Self Fueling: Shall mean fueling performed by bona fide employees of the Operator, or by the Operator, with equipment owned or leased by the Operator, only into aircraft owned by the Operator.

 

J. Self Maintenance: Shall mean maintenance performed by bona fide employees of the Operator, or by the Operator, with equipment owned or leased by the Operator, only to aircraft owned by the Operator. This must be performed in accordance with all appropriate federal, state and local rules, regulations and requirements.

 

 

SECTION III

 

Standards for Operations at the Airport

 

PURPOSE: To establish standards and uniform procedures to enhance safety, efficiency and noise abatement.

 


1. All aircraft operations on the Airport shall be conducted within the regulations of the Federal Aviation Administration, Ohio Department of Transportation - Division of Aviation, Ohio Revised Code, Federal Communications Commission, the Airport Owner and all other applicable federal, state and local rules and/or regulations. Any violation of these regulations will be considered a violation of these Standards For Operations.

 

2. All flight operations will be conducted per standard traffic pattern procedures as outlined in the Airman's Information Manual and Federal Aviation Regulations.

 

3. All flight operations will be planned so as to avoid flight over populated areas whenever possible, particularly at low levels and high noise levels, without compromising flight safety, as reasonably determined by the aircraft pilot-in-command.

 

4. Special events or demonstrations are only to be conducted with prior approval of the Airport Owner or its designated representative and the FAA, where applicable, and shall be limited to aeronautical activities, unless otherwise approved by the Airport Owner.

 

5. All persons operating aircraft at the airport shall hold at least a valid student pilot certificate, or shall be a certified mechanic authorized to test the aircraft on the ground.

 

6. Aircraft shall taxi at a safe and reasonable speed for existing conditions.

 

7. Aircraft that are unattended shall be properly secured with engines off and shall be locked.

 

8. Aircraft owner/pilot preventative maintenance and cleaning is to be performed in an area to be designated by the Airport Owner or its designated representative and shall be confined to that maintenance to which he or she is qualified and permitted to do as specified in Appendix D to FAR PART 43.

 

9. All aircraft maintenance conducted on the Union County Airport, other than owner/pilot preventative self maintenance, shall be completed by a qualified and licensed person or facility located on the Union County Airport, and such person or facility shall enter into a maintenance lease agreement conforming to the appropriate requirements with the Airport Owner prior to conducting such maintenance.

 

10. Any aircraft based at the airport must not be operated without entering into an agreement appropriate to the operation with the Airport Owner. All aircraft operating from the airport shall not be operated for hire or to secure earnings, income, compensation, or profit without prior approval of the Airport Owner.

 

11. All aircraft based at the airport shall be covered by liability insurance with the following minimum coverage:

 

Bodily Injury One hundred thousand dollars per passenger ($100,000). Three hundred thousand dollars per accident ($300,000).

 

Property Damage Three hundred thousand dollars per accident ($300,000).

 

Proof of such coverage shall be submitted to the Airport Owner or its designated representative, upon execution of the lease.

 

12. All fuel products dispensed into aircraft at the airport shall be a type approved by the aircraft manufacturer and/or the Federal Aviation Administration for the specific aircraft and engine receiving the fuel.

 

13. Self fueling of private aircraft, as defined in Section II, will be permitted only when in compliance with the following requirements:

 

a. Self fueling is accomplished only in the "safe" area designated by the Airport Owner and only when at least 50 feet from the buildings or other hazards.

 

b. Fuel may only be dispensed by pump from approved underground storage tanks of 2,000 gallon capacity, or less, and from other containers of 100 gallon capacity, or less, in good operation and condition, approved by the EPA and State Fire Marshal for fueling purposes.


c. Aircraft and container must be properly grounded. In addition, all fuel filters shall comply with standards for the type of fuel being dispensed.

 

d. No outdoor smoking shall be allowed within 100 feet of the fueling operation.

 

e. Spills of fuel or oil must be immediately reported to the airport manager. If over 1 gallon in size, they shall also be reported to the Marysville Fire Department.

 

f. Aircraft owner is liable for damages to the property and the environment resulting from self fueling operations. Aircraft owner must furnish proof of adequate liability insurance covering fueling operations to the Airport Owner upon demand. The City shall be included as additional named insured on the insurance policy.

 

g. An adequate fire extinguisher must be provided by self fuelers at the fueling location and must be fully charged and current.

 

14. Only personnel engaged in fuel handling or in the maintenance and operation of the aircraft being refueled shall be permitted in the immediate vicinity of aircraft being refueled.

 

15. Neither the Airport Owner nor its designated representative shall be responsible for any loss or damage due to theft or vandalism of any aircraft, vehicle, or equipment parked at the airport.

 

16. Outdoor smoking within 100 feet of an aircraft being refueled or fuel being transferred is not permitted.

 

17. If any specific rule or part thereof is designated or otherwise declared invalid or inappropriate, the remainder of these rules and parts thereof shall continue to be of full force and effect.

 

18. Parachutists are prohibited from using the airport, except by prior approval of the Airport Owner.

 

19. No motorized vehicles shall enter onto, travel across, or be parked upon the airport operations area without prior authorization from the Airport Owner. Hangar owners or lessors may travel on the hangar taxiways to get to their privately rented or leased hangars as long as they park their vehicles inside while using their aircraft. All other Airport Owner authorized vehicles must be marked and lighted in accordance with FAA requirements in order to travel on the airfield.

 

20. All refuse from private Operators must be disposed of in the proper containers and removed from the site. No trash shall be left to blow around the airfield. Commercial Operators must dispose of their refuse in their own proper containers and arrange for collection and disposal of this refuse at their cost.

 

21. Any person found in violation of these Standards For Operations for operations at the Union County Airport may be deprived of further use of the airport and its facilities for such length of time and upon such terms as may be specified by the Airport Owner. The Airport Owner will fully investigate with anonymity any complaints from airport Operators regarding other Operators not believed to be in compliance with these regulations.

 

22. Owner reserves the right to inspect all premises on the airport to ensure conformance to and compliance with these Standards For Operations for Union County Airport as contained in this document, or as amended.

 


SECTION IV

 

General Standards for All Based Operators

 

1. Operator will enter into a lease agreement with the Airport Owner or an approved Fixed Base Operator and meet the standards set for all anticipated aeronautical activities prior to conducting such activities.

 

2. Operator will comply with the "Standards for Operations at the Airport" (Section III).

 

3. Operator will not at any time during the term of the lease agreement with the Airport Owner or during the term of any previously approved sublease with a Fixed Base Operator, in any manner assign or transfer any interest or sublease in whole or in part any of the leased property without the written consent of the Airport Owner. Such approval shall not be unreasonably withheld.

 

4. Any and all site grading, erection, construction, repairs, or remodeling of the leased premises shall be done with the prior written consent of the Airport Owner and the FAA, if applicable, and to the specifications of the Airport Owner, Local and State building, fire protection, and sanitary codes and regulations. Proof of such approval will be required. Operators will submit plans and specifications for all improvements or modifications to the Airport Owner for review and approval.

 

5. Operator will provide proof of insurance coverage to the Airport Owner or its designated representative. Such coverage shall meet or exceed the following limits as to bodily injury, death, or property damage arising out of the operation from the airport. This proof shall consist of an original copy of the insurance certificate.

 

Bodily Injury or Death Liability $250,000 per passenger

$500,000 per accident

 

Property Damage $500,000 per accident

 

Operators shall also maintain Premises, Hangar Keeper's, Products, and other insurance suitable to the Airport Owner, depending on the type of operation.

 

6. Operator will also name the Airport Owner as additional named insured.

 

7. Operators who erect new structures shall be required to maintain such structures during the initial term of the Lease in a manner satisfactory to the Airport Owner, including routine maintenance as well as major repairs.

 

8. Operators who erect new structures shall maintain fire and extended coverage insurance on said structure during the initial term of the Lease on same. Insurance coverage shall not be less than eighty percent (80%) of the fair insurance value thereof, or not less than eighty percent (80%) co-insurance basis, and all proceeds of any such insurance paid as a result of damage to or destruction of the buildings shall be paid by the insurance company to the Operator and the Operator shall use the same for the repair, rehabilitation or reconstruction of similar facilities on the leased premises.

 

9. Operators must provide any required utility service to their facilities, unless otherwise agreed by the Airport Owner.

 

10. Operators will be held responsible for all damage to persons or property which results from their operation or an act or omission by an employee.

 


11. Any time an Operator undertakes construction of additional facilities exceeding $10,000 in cost, the Operator shall, at its own cost, require to be made, executed and delivered to the Airport Owner, a contract performance bond and a contract payment bond, each equal to the full amount of the construction contract, as guarantee of the faithful performance of the proposed construction in accordance with the plans and specifications approved by the Airport Owner, as guarantee against any losses and liability, damages, expenses, claims and judgements caused by or resulting from any failure of the Operator to perform completely the approved project, and guarantee of payment of all wages for labor and services engaged and of all bills for materials, supplies and equipment used in the performance of the project. Complete as-built drawings must be provided to the Airport Owner for all construction or alteration of/to airport facilities.

 

 

SECTION V

 

Standards for Private Based Operators

 

1. Operators will comply with the "General Standard for All Based Operators" (Section IV).

 

2. Operators desiring to build a new structure shall lease from the Airport Owner an area of sufficient size for conducting the intended aeronautical activity, including auto parking, access and surrounding areas, as determined by the Operator and the Airport Owner. The leased parcel of land shall be in an area designated to be used for such purpose on the Airport Layout Plan. Operator shall be responsible for upkeep and maintenance of all leased property and improvements thereon, including snow removal, mowing, and building maintenance.

 

3. Operators needing to build a new hangar must site grade and erect a structure of sufficient size for conducting the intended aeronautical activity, including auto parking, access and surrounding areas, as determined by the Operator and the Airport Owner. This structure is to incorporate a door with ramp entry for aircraft.

 

4. Operators needing to build a new structure will construct a minimum 20 foot wide ramp between the hangar and public pavement to provide adequate access and, if required, parking area. Construction shall be approved in advance by the Airport Owner and any construction of pavement that will ultimately serve as public ramp must meet owner design standards.

 

 

SECTION VI

 

General Standards for All Commercial Fixed Base Operators

 

1. Operator will show evidence to the Airport Owner of financial responsibility and a good credit rating appropriate to the type of operation anticipated.

 

2. Operator must meet and comply with the "Rules for Operations at the Airport" (Section III).

 

3. Operators must provide for adequate refuse storage and private disposal. Public waste storage facilities shall not be utilized for commercial waste. Waste containers shall be stored in fenced areas, screened from public view, and be equipped with lids that seal the containers tightly. If hazardous materials are stored or disposed of on site, the containers shall be located with approved spill containment, and shall not be mixed with normal waste.

 

4. Operator will charge reasonable and non-discriminatory prices for all products and services, provided that the Operator may make reasonable and non-discriminatory discounts, rebates or similar types of price reductions to a volume purchase.

 

5. Operator will provide high quality, efficient and prompt service adequate to meet all reasonable demands for such service.

 

6. Operator will maintain an adequate staff of employees with skills, licenses and certificates appropriate to the activities anticipated.

 

7. Operator will meet and comply with the "General Standards for All Based Operators"(Section IV).


8. Operator shall be responsible for maintaining leased property in a neat, clean, presentable condition, including mowing of grass and plowing of snow on leased premises. Airport Owner will be responsible for repairs to all property owned by them where the repairs are not a result of Lessee's operation. Operator will be responsible for repairs to and upkeep of all facilities owned by them.

 

9. Operator will provide adequate fixtures and equipment appropriate to the aeronautical activity anticipated.

 

10. Operator shall lease from the Airport Owner sufficient land to comply with the specific categories below plus additional land around the buildings and for auto parking, as deemed appropriate for the operation and the desired location by the Airport Owner.

 

11. All buildings and real property improvements constructed by Operator shall become the property of the Airport Owner in accordance with the lease term, which will be based in part upon the following schedule:

Under $100,000 in improvements up to 20 years

$ 100,000 to 200,000 improvements up to 25 years

Over $200,000 in improvements up to 30 years

 

Specific lease terms will be negotiated on a case by case basis. Leases over 5 years in duration will be primarily contingent upon terms and conditions of project financing.

 

Once the buildings revert to the Airport Owner, Operator will be given first option to lease at then current fair market lease rates, providing that lease terms can be agreed upon by both parties at least 90 days prior to beginning of each lease period.

 

12. Aircraft temporarily based at the airport to conduct commercial operations must have prior approval of the Airport Owner.

 

 

SECTION VII

 

Standards for Specific Category Commercial Fixed Base Operator

 

Category "A"

 

a. Flight Training

b. Aircraft Charter, Air Taxi, and Freight Hauling

c. Aircraft Rental

d. Aircraft Sales

e. Sale of Aircraft Accessories and Equipment

 

1. Operator will lease or comply with "General Standards for All Commercial Fixed Base Operators"(Section VI), defined herein.

 

2. The leased parcel of land shall be in an area designated to be used for such purpose on the Airport Layout Plan.

 

3. Operator will lease or site grade and erect a basic structure of sufficient size for conducting the intended aeronautical activity, including suitable public rest room facilities and waiting area, as determined by the Operator and the Airport Owner.

 


If an Operator engages in more than one of the above activities, additional space may be required for each additional activity.

 

4. Operator will lease or construct airport parking ramp or hangar area sufficient to conduct his business, as determined by the Operator and the Airport Owner. If Operator desires to construct a hangar, a structure of sufficient size for conducting the intended aeronautical activity, as determined by the Operator and the Airport Owner, shall be erected in addition to the basic requirement.

 

5. Operator will be open a minimum of 8 hours each day during normal week days, and have available a properly licensed or certified person to conduct the aeronautical activities engaged in.

 

6. Operator will construct a minimum 20 foot wide pavement from any public ramp or taxiway to any proposed hangars. Pavement shall be of satisfactory strength to support the critical aircraft using the facilities, and shall be approved by the Airport Owner. Operator will construct adequate automobile parking area to satisfy client and employee demand and, if required by the Airport Owner, driveways to provide access to the facilities.

 

7. Operator will obtain and maintain FAA approval, where required or appropriate, for schools, services and operations provided.

 

8. If conducting flight training, Operator will provide at least 1 FAA certified instruction pilot and 1 aircraft properly licensed and FAA certified for flight instruction.

 

9. Operator will obtain and maintain FAA Part 135 certificate and provide at least 1 FAA certified pilot and 1 FAA Part 135 certified and airworthy aircraft owned or leased by the Operator, but under control of the Operator, or other aircraft approved by the Airport Owner, if conducting charter, air taxi, and freight hauling.

 

10. Operator will provide at least 1 aircraft properly licensed and FAA certified if conducting aircraft rental.

 

11. Operator will provide at least 1 FAA certified pilot with appropriate ratings for demonstration of aircraft, if providing aircraft sales.

 

12. Operator may be required by the Airport Owner to meet all of the individual requirements for each activity they desire to provide.

 

Category "B"

 

a. Maintenance to Aircraft and Engines

b. Maintenance to Aircraft Accessories

c. Maintenance to Aircraft Radios, Communications, and Navigation equipment

 

1. Operator will meet or comply with "General Standards for All Commercial Fixed Base Operators"(Section VI), defined herein.

 

2. The leased parcel of land shall be in an area designated to be used for such purpose on the Airport Layout Plan.

 


3. Operator will lease or site grade and erect a basic structure of sufficient size for conducting the intended aeronautical activity, including appropriate rest room facilities, if required, as determined by the Operator and the Airport Owner. If a hangar is required, then the Operator will lease or site grade and erect a structure of sufficient size for conducting the intended aeronautical activity, including appropriate rest rooms facilities, if necessary, as determined by the Operator and the Airport Owner.

 

If an Operator engages in more than one of the above activities additional space may be required for each additional activity.

 

4. Operator will construct a minimum 20 foot wide pavement from any public ramp or taxiway to any proposed hangars. Pavement shall be of satisfactory strength to support the critical aircraft using the facilities, and shall be approved by the Airport Owner. Operator will construct adequate automobile parking area to satisfy client and employee demand and, if required by the Airport Owner, driveways to provide access to the facilities.

 

5. Operator will meet FAA requirements for approved shop and/or repair station certificate and provide at least 1 FAA certified airframe and powerplant mechanic or technician with a current inspection authorization endorsement.

 

6. Operator will be open a minimum of 8 hours each day during normal week days, and have available a properly licensed or certified person to conduct the aeronautical activities engaged in.

 

 

Category "C"

For operations of an ongoing or continuously operating nature:

 

a. Aerial Photography

b. Aerial Advertising

c. Aerial Application of Spraying, Dusting, and Seeding

d. Aerial Surveying

e. Aerial Patrol of Pipe Line and Utility Lines

 

1. Operator will meet or comply with "General Standards for All Commercial Fixed Base Operators"(Section VI), defined herein.

 

2. The leased parcel of land shall be in an area designated to be used for such purpose on the Airport Layout Plan.

 

3. Operator will lease or site grade and erect a basic structure of sufficient size for conducting the intended aeronautical activity, including appropriate rest rooms facilities, as determined by the Operator and the Airport Owner. If a hangar is required, then the Operator shall site grade and erect a structure of sufficient size for conducting the intended aeronautical activity, including appropriate rest rooms facilities, as determined by the Operator and the Airport Owner.

 

If an Operator engages in more than one of the above activities, additional space may be required for each additional activity.

 

4. Operator will construct a minimum 20 foot wide pavement from any public ramp or taxiway to any proposed hangars. Pavement shall be of satisfactory strength to support the critical aircraft using the facilities, and shall be approved by the Airport Owner. Operator will construct adequate automobile parking area to satisfy client and employee demand and, if required by the Airport Owner, driveways to provide access to the facilities.

 

 

For operations of and itinerate nature, not to exceed 7 days:

1. Provide proof of insurance in an amount of at least $1,000,000.00.

 

2. Pay to the Authority, a fee in the amount of $100.00.

 

3. For operations which bring hazardous materials on to the airport grounds, a copy of all applicable permits and licenses pertaining to the nature of their operation and or HAZMAT substances. (USEPA/OEPA) And a copy of their containment plan and storm water run off protection plan.

 

4. For operators conducting fueling operations other than for fuel purchased through a based FBO, the operator may be assessed a ramp free.

 

Aerial application operations may be subject to limitation on the hours of operation as determined by the Airport Manager. (Amended 5-2008)


Category "D"

 

a. Storage of Aircraft (Single Volume Hangar or Tie-Down)

 

1. Operator will meet or comply with "General Standards for All Commercial Fixed Base Operators"(Section VI), defined herein.

 

2. The leased parcel of land shall be in an area designated to be used for such purpose on the Airport Layout Plan.

 

3. For hangars, Operator will lease or site grade and erect a minimum structure of sufficient size for conducting the intended aeronautical activity, as determined by the Airport Owner. For tie-downs, Operator will lease or construct 5,000 square yards of paved ramp with adequate quantities of chocks, ropes and other tie-down equipment conforming to FAA AC 20-35.

 

4. Operator will construct a minimum 20 foot wide pavement from any public ramp or taxiway to any proposed hangars or aircraft storage ramp. Pavement shall be of satisfactory strength to support the critical aircraft using the facilities, and shall be approved by the Airport Owner. Operator will construct adequate automobile parking area to satisfy client and employee demand and, if required by the Airport Owner, driveways to provide access to the facilities.

 

5. Operator will be open from 8:00 A.M. until sunset every day of the week, including weekends and holidays, and have available a properly licensed or certified person to conduct the aeronautical activities engaged in.

 

Category "E"

 

a. Storage of Aircraft ("T" Hangars)

 

1. Operator will meet or comply with "General Standards for All Commercial Fixed Base Operators"(Section VI), defined herein.

 

2. Operator will lease from the Airport Owner all land between the edges of the taxiways, existing or proposed, serving the hangars. The leased Parcel of land shall be in an area designated to be used for such purpose on the Layout Plan.

 

3. Operator will lease or site grade and erect a structure of at least 10 units with a clear door opening at least 41.5 feet for conducting the intended aeronautical activity.

 

4. If a new hangar is erected, Operator will construct for each hangar unit a minimum 20 foot wide ramp area of suitable length to provide adequate entrance to the erected structure from the hangar taxiway edge. If hangar taxiways are constructed by the Operator, they too shall be a minimum 20 foot wide. Pavement shall be of satisfactory strength to support the critical aircraft using the facilities, and shall be approved by the Airport Owner.

 

5. Operator will be open from 8:00 A.M. until sunset every day of the week, including weekends and holidays, and have available a properly licensed or certified person to conduct the aeronautical activities engaged in.

 


Category "F"

 

a) Sale of Aircraft Fuel Products

b) Sale of Aircraft Engine Lubrication Products

 

1. Operator will meet or comply with "General Standards for All Commercial Fixed Base Operators"(Section VI), defined herein.

 

2. Operator will be required to be engaged in Storage of Aircraft, as specified in Category "D", and in Maintenance of Aircraft and Engines, as specified in Category "B", and shall comply with the requirements of these categories.

 

3. The leased parcel of land shall be in an area designated to be used for such purpose on the Airport Layout Plan.

 

4. Operator will lease or site grade and erect a basic structure of sufficient size for conducting the intended aeronautical activity, including suitable public rest room facilities and waiting area, as determined by the Operator and the Airport Owner.

 

5. Operator will lease or install new metered and properly filtered dispensers and 10,000 gallon underground storage tanks for each grade of fuel to be sold, but shall provide at least 100 AVGAS and Jet "A". If new tanks are installed, they shall be double wall, coated or uncoated, with an automatic monitoring system that will report and record tank volumetric and tightness information. Tanks shall be registered with the State. Equipment shall be approved by the Airport Owner prior to installation.

 

6. Operator shall lease or construct an aircraft ramp of at least 6,000 square feet to provide adequate access to the refueling area. Pavement shall be of satisfactory strength to support the critical aircraft using the facilities, and shall be approved by the Airport Owner. Operator will construct adequate automobile parking area to satisfy client and employee demand and, if required by the Airport Owner, driveways to provide access to the facilities.

 

7. Operator will be open from 8:00 A.M. until sunset every day of the week, including weekends and holidays, and have available a properly trained person to conduct the aeronautical activities engaged in.

 

8. Fueling shall be accomplished only when at least 50 feet from the buildings or other hazards.

 

9. Aircraft and fueling or refueling vehicles must be properly grounded. In addition, all fuel filters shall comply with standards for the type of fuel being dispensed.

 

10. No outdoor smoking shall be allowed within 100 feet of the fueling operation.

 

11. Spills of fuel or oil must be immediately reported to the airport manager. If over 1 gallon in size, they shall also be reported to the Marysville Fire Department.

 

12. Operator is liable for damages to the property and the environment resulting from fueling operations. Operator must furnish proof of adequate liability insurance covering fueling operations to the Airport Owner. The Airport Owner shall be included as additional named insured on the insurance policy.

 

13. An adequate fire extinguisher must be provided by at the fueling location and must be fully charged and current.

 

14. Only personnel engaged in fuel handling or in the maintenance and operation of the aircraft being refueled shall be permitted in the immediate vicinity of aircraft being refueled.


15. All fuel products dispensed into aircraft at the airport shall be a type approved by the aircraft manufacturer and/or the Federal Aviation Administration for the specific aircraft and engine receiving the fuel.

 

16. Operator shall comply with all applicable local, state, and federal environmental statutes and regulations, including but not limited to, requirements for underground storage tanks, for the disposal of waste oil and other potentially hazardous substances, and for the refueling of all aircraft.

 

 

 

SECTION VIII

 

Notice and Hearing: Any application for lease filed with the Airport Owner shall be immediately reviewed and considered at a regularly scheduled meeting of the Airport Owner within 60 days from the filing of such application. The applicant will be given notice of this meeting.

 

 

SECTION IX

 

Lease or Contract: Upon approval of any such application as submitted or modified, the Airport Owner shall cause to be prepared a suitable lease or contract agreement setting forth the terms and conditions under which the fixed base operation shall be conducted. In every instance the lease or contract shall be conditional upon the following:

 

a. Original and continued compliance with the Standards For Operations of each authorized aeronautical activity. Lease shall refer to and incorporate these standards by reference. Failure to comply after notification shall constitute grounds for termination or cancellation of the lease.

 

b. Any structures or facility to be constructed or placed upon said airport shall conform to all safety regulations of the State of Ohio, EPA and the County, and shall conform with the requirements of current building codes and fire regulations; and any construction commenced will be diligently pursued to completion. Performance bonds commensurate with the value of the construction shall be required.

 

c. Any structure constructed with borrowed funds require proof of approval from the lender.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

These standards are hereby approved and accepted on this the ____ day of ____________________, 1995 by the Union County Airport Authority in accordance with Resolution No.__ passed on this date. The Union County Airport Authority shall reserve the right to modify or alter these standards from time to time.

 

 

 

By:_____________________________

 

Title:_____________________________

 

Date:_____________________________