Jan 25, 2011.
Comments sent to the Ogden Valley Township Planning Commissioners
I am opposed to the CUP for the private Eden Heliport in its current form.
I have had first hand experiences with helicopter safety issues, noise issues, and business issues here in Ogden Valley; and I would like to comment on these three concerns. Please consider the following:
Item #1: Safety Concerns
The Weber County staff report indicates that safety issues remained a concern at the end of the discussion of this CUP last February. The applicants have addressed the safety problems of the fuel truck, but I have a sincere concern about the safety of the location of the landing zone itself.
In 1993, during a flight very similar to those planned in the current CUP, the crash of a Diamond Peaks helicopter near Powder Mountain killed click here for more