[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of East Hampton 7-3-1980 by Ord. No. 49, amended in its entirety 6-2-1989. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
Helicopters prohibited. No person, firm or corporation shall land or cause to be landed, take off or cause to take off or taxi any helicopter on or from the waters, beaches or on any land within the Town of East Hampton except on Gardiner's Island and at the Town Airport and the Montauk Airport.
Seaplanes prohibited. No person, firm or corporation shall land or cause to be landed, take off or cause to take off or taxi any seaplane on or from the following waterways.
This ordinance shall not apply to seaplanes or helicopters landing on waters abutting Gardiner's Island or in Gardiner's Bay and taxiing onto any beaches fronting Gardiner's Bay, provided that all conditions of Chapter 246 of the Town Code, all conditions of § 245 of the New York General Business Law, all applicable regulations of the Federal Navigation Law and any applicable laws of Suffolk County can be met.
This ordinance shall not apply to operational, medical or police emergency landings and takeoffs or aircraft involved in medical or military emergencies.
Any person, firm or corporation violating any provision of this ordinance shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine not exceeding the sum of $250 for each offense.