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No Ruling on “No Drone Zone” Ordinance

A ‘No Drone Zone’ proposed ordinance was taken under submission and no  ruling was issued in Nevada County Superior Court today. Attorney Lorraine Reich who supports putting limits on drones says they presented their proposed No Drone Zone ordinance to the County Council and Elections office, but instead of approving it, they took it to court.
Click here to listen to Lorraine Reich

The county’s argument is that proponents of the ordinance lack jurisdiction over the issue, because the Federal Aviation Administration controls all of the airspace.
Click here to listen to Lorraine Reich

The matter is up to the Court and will be ruled upon   at 1:30 this afternoon . (The Peace Center is also planning a noon rally protesting the unregulated use of drones by private citizens and law enforcement at the Courthouse steps at Pine and Church Streets in Nevada City.) .

1 Comment

November 20, 2013

Jon Knapp

I am wondering what happend with the rest of the story...
I'm a Rc aircraft user, I went to the meeting that Lorraine had with peace center, brought a sUAS( dji phantom, equipped with video gear).
I live in butte county, and am interested in what is happening because it seems "no drone ordinance's" spreading across the America and want to keep track of what's working and what's not working. I drove there over an hour to see what the "other" side is thinking and why Rc aircraft is causing so much fear, has there been any domestic ( america ) use of a Rc aircraft with camera being used to for illegal purpose? Team black sheep use of Fpv wing was not a privacy issue, but safety. And was safe. Could go on...don't know how much space here for this.
Jon, boxhead3@me.com, AMA 965811, OAC Rc flying club member

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