For the purpose of this policy, an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), commonly known as a “drone” or referred to as a Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), is defined by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) as “an aircraft without a human pilot “aboard” and is hereinafter referenced as a drone.
The use of drones at DeKorte Park in Lyndhurst is limited to the following instances only:
- Public emergency purposes including but not limited to search and rescue operations by police departments, fire departments and other responder agencies.
- Scientific research projects undertaken by the Meadowlands Environmental Institute (MERI)
- Scientific research projects by colleges and universities (upon request).