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ORDINANCE NS-1039 AMENDING THE SANTA ANA MUNICIPAL <br />CODE BY ADDING SECTIONS 41-68, 41-69, AND 41-70 TO <br />ARTICLE I OF CHAPTER 41 THEREOF AND ADDING SECTION <br />41-619 TO ARTICLE V T~EREOF TO REGULATE HELICOPTERS <br />AND HELIPORTS WITHIN THE CITY OF SANTA ANA <br /> <br /> THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA DOES ORDAIN AS <br />FOLLOWS: <br /> <br /> SECTION 1: That Sections 41-68, 41-69, and 41-70 are hereby <br />added to Article I of Chapter 47 of the Santa Ana Municipal Code <br />to read as follows: <br /> <br />Sec. 41-68. Helicopter. <br /> A helicopter is any rotocraft which depends principally for <br />its support and motion in the air upon lift generated by one or <br />more rotors that rotate on substantially vertical axes. <br /> <br />Sec. 41-69. Heliport. <br /> <br /> A heliport is an area of land or water or a structural surface <br />which is used, or is intended for use, for the landing and take- <br />off of helicopters, and any appurtenant areas which are used, <br />or intended for use, for heliport buildings and other heliport <br />facilities. <br /> <br />Sec. 41-70. Helistop. <br /> <br /> A helistop is the same as a heliport, except that no refueling, <br />maintenance, repairs or storage of helicopters is permitted. <br /> <br /> SECTION 2: That Section 41-619 is hereby added to Article IV <br />of the Santa Ana Municipal Code to read as follows: <br /> <br />Sec. 41-619. Helicopters, Heliports, and Helistops: <br /> Requlations. <br /> <br /> No helicopter shall land or take off and no heliport or heli- <br />stop shall be established in any R 1, R 2, R 3, or R 4 District. <br />In any district other than R 1, R 2, R 3 or R 4, no helicopter <br />shall land or take off and no heliport or helistop shall be <br />established unless a Conditional Use Permit shall first have been <br />secured for the establishment, maintenance and operation of such <br />use, and then only in conformity with any conditions imposed <br />thereby. <br /> <br /> The Planning Director may approve temporary helistops in any <br />zoning district of the City for a period not to exceed ninety <br />(90) days for use in connection with major construction sites or <br />special events if he determines that such helistops will not <br />unduly interfere with the health, safety and welfare of persons <br />owning property in the surrounding area and he may attach appro- <br />priate conditions to such approval. <br /> <br /> SECTION 3: That this Ordinance shall take effect thirty days <br />from and after the date of its adoption. <br /> <br /> PASSED AND ADOPTED by the City Council of the City of Santa <br />Ana at its regular meeting held on the 21st day of September, 1970. <br /> <br />ATTE ST: <br /> <br />CLERK OF THE COUNCIL <br /> <br />MAYOR <br /> <br />-1- <br /> <br /> <br />