The MPRB prohibits the operation of drones within parks:
- PB2-11. - Model planes.
- No model airplane flying shall be permitted in parks, parkways or on playgrounds except under rules and regulations as may be prescribed by the board. (Code 1960, As Amend., § 1010.150; Pk. Bd. Ord. No. 78-108, § 1, 10-4-78)
- PB2-31. - Aircraft prohibited.
- No person shall use any land or water, under the jurisdiction or control of the park and recreation board, for a take-off or landing area for aircraft of any kind, whether motorized or non-motorized, without first obtaining a permit from the superintendent. (Code 1960, As Amend., § 1045.230; 2001-101, § 1, 6-20-01)
The FAA has defined drones as “aircraft.” As such, there may be additional Federal regulations (licenses and/or permits).