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AB-662 Airport land use compatibility plans.(2011-2012)



SECTION 1.

 Section 21675 of the Public Utilities Code is amended to read:

21675.
 (a) Each commission shall formulate an airport land use compatibility plan that will provide for the orderly growth of each public airport and the area surrounding the airport within the jurisdiction of the commission, and will safeguard the general welfare of the inhabitants within the vicinity of the airport and the public in general. The commission’s airport land use compatibility plan shall include and shall be based on a long-range master plan or an airport layout plan, as determined by the Division of Aeronautics of the Department of Transportation, that reflects the anticipated growth of the airport during at least the next 20 years. In formulating an airport land use compatibility plan, the commission may develop height restrictions on buildings, specify use of land, and determine building standards, including soundproofing adjacent to airports, within the airport influence area. The airport land use compatibility plan shall be reviewed as often as necessary in order to accomplish its purposes, but shall not be amended more than once in any calendar year.
(b) (1)  The commission shall include, within its airport land use compatibility plan formulated pursuant to subdivision (a), the area within the jurisdiction of the commission surrounding any military airport for all of the purposes specified in subdivision (a). The airport land use compatibility plan shall be consistent with the safety and noise standards in the Air Installation Compatible Use Zone prepared for that military airport. This subdivision does not give the commission any jurisdiction or authority over the territory or operations of any military airport. 
(2) If for a military airport within the jurisdiction of the commission, a military Air Installation Compatible Use Zone was adopted on or after January 1, 2012, pursuant to a public process that resulted in adoption of an environmental impact statement pursuant to the federal National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. Sec. 4321 et seq.), as amended, the airport land use compatibility plan shall be consistent with the safety and noise standards in the Air Installation Compatible Use Zone prepared for that military airport.
(3) If a military Air Installation Compatible Use Zone was adopted without a public process as described in paragraph (2), the requirements of paragraph (2) are inapplicable.
(4) This subdivision does not give the commission any jurisdiction or authority over the territory or operations of any military airport.
(c) The airport influence area shall be established by the commission after hearing and consultation with the involved agencies.
(d) The commission shall submit to the Division of Aeronautics of the department one copy of the airport land use compatibility plan and each amendment to the plan.
(e) If an airport land use compatibility plan does not include the matters required to be included pursuant to this article, the Division of Aeronautics of the department shall notify the commission responsible for the plan.