[Rev. 12/4/2017 11:27:36 AM]

[NAC-493 Revised Date: 12-17]

CHAPTER 493 - AERONAUTICS GENERALLY

493.100††††††††††††† Unmanned aerial vehicle: Public purposes for which public agency may operate.

 

 

 

†††† NAC 493.100  Unmanned aerial vehicle: Public purposes for which public agency may operate. (NRS 493.118)  A public agency which has registered an unmanned aerial vehicle with the Department of Public Safety in accordance with NRS 493.118 may operate the unmanned aerial vehicle for one or more of the following public purposes:

†††† 1.  Fire services;

†††† 2.  Emergency medical services;

†††† 3.  Protection of a critical facility that is public property;

†††† 4.  Search and rescue operations;

†††† 5.  Preparation for, response to and recovery from emergencies and disasters;

†††† 6.  Communications relay and delivery;

†††† 7.  Surveying and mapping;

†††† 8.  Inspection of public land and infrastructure;

†††† 9.  Inspection and testing of hazardous materials;

†††† 10.  Inspection and evaluation of natural resources;

†††† 11.  Inspection and evaluation of wildlife;

†††† 12.  Inspection and evaluation of agricultural and environmental conditions;

†††† 13.  Training of employees of a public agency;

†††† 14.  Research and development of unmanned aerial vehicles;

†††† 15.  Maintenance and testing of unmanned aerial vehicles;

†††† 16.  Air quality testing; and

†††† 17.  Evaluation of meteorological conditions.

†††† (Added to NAC by Depít of Pub. Safety by R016-16, eff. 6-28-2016)