Town of Bethany Beach, DE
Sussex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Bethany Beach as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 3-20-1992 byOrd. No. 16[1] (Ch. 55, Art. I, of the 1992 Code)]
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Editor's Note: This article was amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II) to change generic references to "airplane" to read "aircraft" throughout.

§ 212-1 Restrictions on altitude and horizontal radius of aircraft.

A. 
No aircraft shall fly over the Town limits of the Town of Bethany Beach at an altitude of less than 1,000 feet above the highest obstacle.
B. 
No aircraft shall fly in proximity of the beach east of the Town limits of the Town of Bethany Beach at an altitude of less than 1,000 feet above the highest obstacle and within a horizontal radius of 2,000 feet of the easternmost part of the beach.

§ 212-2 Exceptions.

This article shall not apply to:
A. 
Aircraft performing the spraying of insecticides for mosquitoes under the State of Delaware mosquito control program.
B. 
Delaware National Guard and United States Coast Guard helicopters and airplanes.

§ 212-3 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 2-17-2006 by Ord. No. 407]
Any person violating any of the provisions of this article shall, upon conviction, pay such fine as set out in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article I, Penalties.
[Adopted 12-8-1989 byOrd. No. 17 (Ch. 55, Art. II, of the 1992 Code)]

§ 212-4 Landings within town restricted.

Except in emergency cases or with the prior approval of the owner of the property intended as a landing site and the Town Manager, the landing of aircraft within the corporate limits of the Town of Bethany Beach is expressly prohibited.

§ 212-5 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 2-17-2006 by Ord. No. 407]
Any person violating this article shall, upon conviction, pay such fine as set out in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article I, Penalties.