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Commissioners approve drone flying at Denmark Park

Pryor also said that only drones would be permitted to operate in this space and that airplanes and gas-powered planes were prohibited.

Other rules include compliance with all regulations by the Federal Aviation Administration, recreational drone use only on the site and termination of access to the property by the county is permissible at any time.

Drone usage will only be allowed on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday at different times throughout the year. In the summer months, May to October, the field will be open from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. In the winter months, November to April, the field will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Pryor said that staff and rangers would be at the flying site to open the park, patrol and close the site at the appropriate times.

Pryor told commissioners that the drone usage proposal received an endorsement from the Parks and Recreation Board, but members did have some concerns, such as drones being a potential nuisance to bordering homeowners. He said…

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