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Arizona Revised Statutes Title 28, Chapter 25: Aviation

Article 1: General Provisions

Section Title
28-8201 Definitions
28-8202 State aviation fund; report
28-8204 State owned airports; fees
28-8205 Construction of new airports; definitions
28-8206 Sovereignty
28-8207 Ownership
28-8208 Crimes, torts and other wrongs; governing law
28-8209 Legal relationships while in flight

Article 2: Aeronautics Division

Section Title
28-8241 Aeronautics division; assistant director
28-8242 Powers and duties
28-8243 Abandoned aircraft; definition
28-8244 Hearing; appeal

Article 3: Aircraft Operation

Section Title
28-8271 Federal license; violation
28-8272 Federal regulation; licensing and registration; violation
28-8273 Damage responsibility
28-8274 Aircraft collisions; liability
28-8275 Insurance coverage disclosure; civil penalty
28-8276 Violations; classification
28-8277 Low altitude flying prohibited
28-8278 Landing prohibition; liability
28-8279 Trick or acrobatic flying; low level flying; dropping objects; classification
28-8280 Careless or reckless aircraft operation; classification
28-8281 Killing birds or animals; classification
28-8282 Prohibited operation; under the influence; incapacitation
28-8283 Implied consent; immunity
28-8284 Violation; classification
28-8285 Alcohol abuse screening session
28-8286 Alternative sentencing
28-8287 Second offense
28-8288 Third or subsequent offense
28-8289 Political subdivision; immunity
28-8290 Employment permitted
28-8291 Prior convictions allowed

Article 4: Aircraft Registration and Taxation

Section Title
28-8321 Definition of resident
28-8322 Registration; exceptions
28-8323 Government and dealer aircraft registration; fees
28-8324 Registration; license tax; proration; fee
28-8325 Registration fee; certificate; decal; duplicate
28-8326 Aircraft dealers; registration application; penalty
28-8327 Exemption claim
28-8328 Failure to register; assessment procedure
28-8329 Late registration; penalty; abatement
28-8330 Lien
28-8331 Seized aircraft sale
28-8332 Registration; transfer or assignment
28-8334 Aircraft loss or destruction
28-8335 License tax; tax rate
28-8336 Nonresident; license tax rate
28-8337 Stored or repaired aircraft; license tax rate
28-8338 Salvage aircraft; license tax rate; definition
28-8339 Special aircraft; license tax rate; definitions
28-8340 Manufacturer's aircraft; definition
28-8341 Maintenance aircraft; license tax rate; definition
28-8342 Fair market value determination
28-8343 Aircraft total loss; violation; classification
28-8344 Aviation fuel tax; rate; definition
28-8345 Registration fees; penalties; taxes; distribution
28-8346 Filing by mail; date of filing

Article 5: Aircraft Dealers

Section Title
28-8381 Definition of aircraft dealer
28-8382 License requirement; application; renewal; license tax; liability
28-8383 Aircraft dealer duties
28-8384 Bond or cash deposit
28-8385 Records
28-8386 Violation; classification

Article 6: Airports in General

Section Title
28-8411 Authority of cities, towns and counties; limitation
28-8412 Airports; public purpose
28-8413 Acceptance by state, cities, towns or counties of federal or other aid
28-8414 City and town airport disposal
28-8415 Real property interests; airport purposes
28-8416 Private property acquisition; airport purposes
28-8417 Payment for real property; bonds
28-8418 Airport construction and operation; charge
28-8419 Airport rules, fees and charges; limitation
28-8420 Agreements; joint airport operations
28-8421 Joint exercise of powers
28-8422 Adjoining state monies for airports
28-8423 Airport land lease; nonprofit corporation
28-8424 Nonprofit corporation lessees; status; authority; exemptions
28-8425 Lease authority; airport or air terminal purposes
28-8426 Airport police; powers; qualifications
28-8427 Police aides
28-8428 Liability; airport police and aides

Article 7: Airport Zoning and Regulation

Section Title
28-8461 Definitions
28-8462 Airport hazard; public nuisance; prevention and elimination
28-8463 Acquisition of facilities or nonconforming property; exception
28-8464 Political subdivisions; airport zoning regulations
28-8465 Joint airport zoning board
28-8466 Zoning regulations; relationships
28-8467 Airport zoning regulations; procedure; airport zoning commission
28-8468 Airport zoning regulations; criteria; limitations
28-8469 Airport zoning regulations; administrative agency; duties
28-8470 Permit
28-8471 Variance
28-8472 Permit; variance; condition; hazard indicators
28-8473 Airport zoning regulations; board of adjustment; powers; composition; proceedings
28-8474 Board of adjustment; appeals
28-8475 Appeals; superior court
28-8476 Violation; classification
28-8477 Remedies
28-8478 Resolutions; ordinances; vehicle operations in airports
28-8479 Regulation; limitation
28-8480 Military airport continuation; land acquisition
28-8481 Planning and zoning; military airport operation compatibility; compliance review; penalty
28-8482 Incorporation of sound attenuation standards in building codes
28-8483 Registry of military airport flight operations; public inspection
28-8484 Military airport disclosure; residential property
28-8485 Airport influence areas; notice
28-8486 Public airport disclosure; definitions

Article 8: Joint Powers Airport Authority

Section Title
28-8521 Joint powers airport authority; agreement; board of directors
28-8522 Joint powers airport authority classification
28-8523 Annual operating budget
28-8524 Allocation of monies; sources; public hearing; reuse, development and capital improvement plans
28-8525 Joint powers airport authority; withdrawal
28-8526 Joint powers airport authority; admission
28-8527 Joint powers airport authority; powers
28-8529 Financing authority
28-8530 Revenue bonds; fees and charges
28-8531 Refunding bonds
28-8532 Bond terms
28-8533 Bond validity
28-8534 Bonds; legal investments
28-8535 Federal income tax considerations
28-8536 Bond proceeds; application
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