Byelaws relating to UAV Flights

Simon Hawkins made this Freedom of Information request to North East Derbyshire District Council as part of a batch sent to 637 authorities

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Dear North East Derbyshire District Council,

Can you please advise if you have any byelaws relating to the use off UAVs from your land, and if so can you please elder provide a copy or the link to their location on a website.

If you do not have any byelaws, do you have any other policies relating to the use of UAVs on your land?

Can you finally advise if these have been reviewed in relation to CAP722C (https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/modalapplic...) published by the Civil Aviation Authority in December 2020.

Yours faithfully,

Simon Hawkins

FOI NEDDC, North East Derbyshire District Council

Dear Simon
 
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FOI NEDDC, North East Derbyshire District Council

Dear Simon,
 
Re: Freedom of Information Act 2000 request (ref. 7104)
 
Further to the email you received from North East Derbyshire District
Council of 21/01/2021, I am now able to provide a reply to the information
that you have requested.  Our response is as follows, in bold, alongside
your own notations.
 
 
Can you please advise if you have any byelaws relating to the use of UAVs
from your land, and if so can you please elder provide a copy or the link
to their location on a website - There are no bye laws specifically
relating to UAVs within the district – we would expect all operators to
abide by national legislation.
 
If you do not have any byelaws, do you have any other policies relating to
the use of UAVs on your land? – No we would expect all operators to abide
by national legislation.
 
Can you finally advise if these have been reviewed in relation to CAP722C
([1]https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/modalapplic...)
published by the Civil Aviation Authority in December 2020 - No.
 
 
 
I hope that you are satisfied with our response. However, if you are
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our Compliments, Comments and Complaints policy. The policy together with
information on how to make a complaint is available on the Council’s
website [2]www.ne-derbyshire.gov.uk or by emailing
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Information Commissioner's Office
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Wayne Gorman
Information & Policy Officer
Corporate Resources (Performance)
North East District Council/Bolsover District Council
Tel: 01246 217688 (Both Councils)
[5]www.ne-derbyshire.gov.uk or [6]www.bolsover.gov.uk
 
 
 
 

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