Construction of structures affecting navigable airspace; technical review. (HB1252)

Introduced By

Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Construction of structures affecting navigable airspace; technical review.  Requires the Virginia Aviation Board, upon request by a locality, to issue a nonbinding technical review of the effects that certain proposed construction will have on navigable airspace. The bill provides that for each proposed structure that does not require a Board permit under 5.1-25.1 but nevertheless will stand at least 200 feet high or within 20,000 feet of an airport, the locality in which the structure is to be located is required to obtain and consider a technical airspace review from the Board. The bill also requires each political subdivision in the Commonwealth to protect airspace within its jurisdiction by ordinance or action. Amends § 15.2-2293.2, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


02/02/2012: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/20/2012Presented and ordered printed 12104063D
01/20/2012Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/27/2012Assigned Transportation sub: #1
01/31/2012Subcommittee recommends striking from docket
02/02/2012Passed by indefinitely in Transportation