[Ord. No. 879 §1, 6-18-2001]
Every person operating aircraft from the Caruthersville Airport for hire or for profit, and who shall engage in any commercial pursuit thereon, shall first procure a permit from the City Collector, which permit shall be issued by the City Collector, based upon application therefor duly made out by any such person upon blanks furnished by the City Collector. The permit issued by the Collector shall be a conditional permit subject to review by the Caruthersville Airport Board. The Caruthersville Airport Board shall review said applications and conditional permits and shall have sixty (60) days from the date of issuance of the conditional permit in which it may revoke any such permit for good cause.
Said permit shall not be issued until the City Collector receives the completed application, proof of liability insurance, proof of Workers' Compensation insurance if applicable, proof of aircraft insurance, the required permit fee, and proof of applicators license if applicable.
A permit fee shall be charged at the rate of two hundred dollars ($200.00) per year, for each commercial business operating any airplane from the Caruthersville Airport. All commercial aircraft operating from the Caruthersville Airport will be required to purchase necessary City licenses.
All fees charged under this Section shall be paid in advance by the applicant, and upon failure or refusal to pay any such fee or a refusal or failure to comply with the rules and regulations and orders of the Airport Board, and for violations of this Section, the use of the airport may be denied to such applicant or permittee The Airport Board shall reserve the right to cancel or revoke, for cause, any permit issued hereunder any user of the airport.
The use of Ag aircraft business will be in a designated area established by the Airport Manager and the Airport Board. This does not mean that Ag aircraft cannot use the active runways for takeoffs and landings.
The only equipment and motorized vehicles authorized to cross over or drive or be placed on the ramp and active runways will be equipped with a flashing amber light displayed on the top of the vehicle.
Commercial and private users of the Caruthersville Memorial Airport are responsible to insure that trash of any kind will not be left on the premises. Also, they must insure that all chemicals, debris and personal items must be secured to prevent the wind or prop wash from scattering them around the ramp or adjacent areas. Any and all chemical, oil, etc, containers will be removed and disposed of properly. Commercial Ag Aircraft Users, who are responsible for their chemicals and fuel, agree to be responsible for any cleanup required, and agree to not create environmental hazards that would jeopardize the future use of the land. Commercial and private users must cooperate with other aircraft traffic.
Nothing in this Section shall be construed to prevent the use of the airport by private planes operating without profit.
[Ord. No. 879 §1, 6-18-2001]
Every person who owns an aircraft which is parked at the Caruthersville Airport or stored in a hangar at the Caruthersville Airport, except transient aircraft, and every person required to have a permit by Section 255.010 above will be required to carry full insurance on such aircraft, in an amount equal to the value of the aircraft, and to carry liability insurance on such aircraft, in the amount of one hundred thousand dollars for any one (1) person in a single accident or occurrence and one million dollars ($1,000,000.00) in the aggregate for any single accident or occurrence. Such liability insurance policies shall include the City as an additional named insured. Proof of insurance shall be required for issuance of the permit required by Section 255.010 above.
The owner of each aircraft shall furnish proof of insurance by filing a copy of the insurance policy on each aircraft with the City Collector.
Any owner or holder of a permit who fails or refuses to purchase insurance in the amounts stated herein or who fails, or refuses to show proof of insurance as provided herein shall not be permitted to park, hanger or operate his or her aircraft on the Caruthersville Airport.
Because of the inherent dangers involved in putting fuel into aircraft, it is hereby ordered that all fuel which is put into aircraft on the Caruthersville Airport shall be put in the aircraft at the designated fuel stations on the airport by individuals authorized by the Airport Board.