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Canadian Aviation Regulations

Version of section 305.08 from 2015-08-31 to 2022-12-20:

  •  (1) An applicant for a heliport certificate shall

    • (a) submit to the Minister the application;

    • (b) ensure that the heliport meets the certification requirements and criteria set out in these Regulations and the applicable heliport standard;

    • (c) submit to the Minister for approval their copy of a proposed heliport operations manual that describes the manner in which the heliport meets the requirements and criteria referred to in paragraph (b) and the physical specifications of the heliport; and

    • (d) submit to the Minister proof that the applicant has consulted with the local government authority relating to the proposed heliport and adjacent land in accordance with the requirements of the applicable heliport standard.

  • (2) Subject to subsection 6.71(1) of the Act, the Minister shall, after receipt of an application for a heliport certificate, issue the certificate if the applicant demonstrates to the Minister the ability

    • (a) to maintain an organizational structure in accordance with the requirements of their heliport operations manual;

    • (b) to maintain an operation of aviation activities at the heliport that ensures the operational requirements set out in their heliport operations manual are met; and

    • (c) to conduct operations at the heliport in a safe manner.

  • (3) For the purposes of subsection (2), an applicant shall have

    • (a) an organization capable of exercising heliport operational management; and

    • (b) operational support services and equipment that are in accordance with their heliport operations manual.

  • (4) If a heliport does not meet a requirement set out in the applicable heliport standard, the Minister may specify replacement conditions to be included in the heliport operations manual that relate to the same subject matter as the unmet requirement and that are necessary to achieve a level of safety that is equivalent to the one established by the requirement to protect the public interest and to ensure aviation safety.

  • SOR/2007-87, s. 8
  • SOR/2015-160, s. 11(F)

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