Dear Guildford Borough Council,
Can you please advise if you have any byelaws relating to the use off UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) from your land, and if so can you please either 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.
Dear Mr Hawkins,
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INFORMATION REQUEST REFERENCE: FOI2021/00082
We have considered your request for information.
The Council’s byelaws are on the Council’s website at
The pleasure ground byelaws relate to specific areas of land and include a
byelaw relating to model aircraft. They have not been reviewed.
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