[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Marple 7-9-1973 by Ord. No. 73-19 (Ch. 52A of the 1971 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be unlawful to take off or land a helicopter in Marple Township for the purpose of passenger, mail or freight delivery without prior approval by the township.
Such approval may be granted only when the public safety, health and welfare would be served by such takeoff or landing.
Takeoff or landing of a helicopter relating to a medical or health emergency is not considered to be passenger, mail or freight delivery within the meaning of this chapter and is therefore not prohibited hereby.
Any person, firm or corporation who or which violates any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000, plus costs of prosecution, and in default of payment of such fine and costs by imprisonment for not more than 30 days.