You may be required to comply with this standard if you intend to operate an airport lessee company, or if you are the occupier of an airport site. You may also be required to comply with this standard if you intend to undertake construction or demolition work at an airport.
A major development plan is required when you undertake major airport development. Major developments include constructing, repairing or altering new runways, a new building or road within the airport. A major development plan must comply with this Standard.
An airport-lessee company must monitor the levels of pollution present in air, water or soil at the airport and the level of noise generated at the airport. An occupier of part of an airport site must provide all reasonable assistance to the airport lessee. The standard provides guidance on the siting and construction of new buildings against aircraft noise intrusion and on the acoustical adequacy of existing buildings in areas near aerodromes.
The Standard also provides guidelines for determining the type of building construction necessary to provide a given noise reduction.