City of Rye, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the City of Rye 11-2-1983 as L.L. No. 10-1983. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Except as provided in § 106-2 hereof, the takeoff or landing of a helicopter or other aircraft is prohibited within the City of Rye.
The following acts shall be exceptions to the prohibitions set forth in § 106-1 hereof:
A. 
Emergency landings of helicopters or other aircraft; provided, however, that no helicopter or other aircraft which has landed as a result of an emergency condition involving the safe operation of the aircraft shall take off except under the supervision of the Police Department providing police protection in the City of Rye, which shall permit such takeoff only after consultation with qualified Federal Aviation Administration personnel as to the airworthiness of the helicopter or other aircraft. In the event that such helicopter or other aircraft is deemed to be incapable of safe operations, it shall not be permitted to takeoff and shall be removed only by surface.
B. 
Takeoffs or landings by police, military or other public safety personnel in the exercise of their official duties or responsibilities.
Any person, firm, corporation or association violating any provision of this chapter shall be liable to a fine or penalty of not less than $100 nor more than $250 for each offense.