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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Systems: Policies

Legal/Legislation

FAA and National Programs

Policy Documentation

California

Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Caltrans Division of Aeronautics has created this portal to provide relevant and timely information on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) operations on the State’s highway system or for Caltrans business.

Colorado

Fly UAS Responsibly

This page gives Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), or "drone" users important information and guidance needed to fly safely and responsibly.

Illinois

Unmanned Aircraft Systems / Drones

When you fly a drone in the United States, it is your responsibility to understand and abide by the rules.

Iowa

Unmanned aircraft systems

The use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) is growing rapidly. The need for information resources involving UAS is high as the industry continues to evolve.  

Massachusetts

Drone Interim Policy

 

Montana

UAS Standard Operating Procedures (Construction Engineering Services Bureau)

Purpose: To define the use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) operated by the Construction Engineering Services Bureau (CES)

 

New Jersey

Unmanned Aircraft Systems/Drones

Before flying an UAS in New Jersey it is the responsibility of the UAS operator to understand and abide by the rules governing UAS operations.

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Division of Parks and Forestry Policy

Nevada

Know Before You Fly UAS Program

The State of Nevada supports the safe operation of drones for recreational use and commercial purposes.  Coordination is a MUST!! There are many areas around the airport that are NOT SAFE to fly drones because manned aircraft will be at low altitudes.

 

North Carolina

Unmanned Aircraft Systems

As a leader in drone implementation, one of the N.C. Department of Transportation's primary goals is to ensure that users in North Carolina – whether recreational, commercial or government – are flying the aircraft safely and responsibly.

Oregon

Oregon Dept. of Aviation UAS Links 

Included are links to recent legislation in Oregon as well as links to federal guidelines. 

 

Texas

Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Services

The TxDOT Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Program is designed to be flexible while ensuring that all UAS activities are conducted in the safest manner possible in compliance with all statutory requirements.

Utah

UDOT policies and procedures

UAS policies that integrate unmanned aircraft into the National Airspace System (NAS).