Notice of Draft Noise Exposure Maps & Public Information Workshop

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May 10, 2021 at 01:55 PM

Martin County is preparing a noise compatibility study for Martin County Airport/Witham Field in accordance with the provisions and methods prescribed in Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 150, Airport Noise Compatibility Planning. As required by 14 CFR Part 150, Martin County has prepared Draft Noise Exposure Maps (NEMs) that depict the airport, its noise contours, and surrounding land uses.

The County is making the Draft NEMs and supporting documentation available for public review and comment. After review and consideration of comments, the County will submit the NEMs to the Federal Aviation Administration for the agency’s determination that the maps comply with applicable requirements.

A printed copy of the NEMs and NEM Report will be available for review during normal hours at the Martin County Airport Maintenance Building (by appointment 772-221-2301), at 1895 Flying Fortress Way, Stuart, FL 34996. In addition, the NEMs and NEM Report are available for download below.

The comment period begins May 15th and ends on June 22nd (5:00 PM Eastern). The Draft NEM Report will be available at the above location until the close of the comment period. Anyone wishing to submit comments may do so at any time during the comment period.

Comments on the Draft NEMs should be mailed to: Martin County Airport Administration, Attn: Noise Office – Part 150 Study, 1895 Flying Fortress Way, Stuart, FL 34996. Comments may also be submitted online at SUAPart150@esassoc.com.  

Please note that comments can only be accepted with the full name and address of the individual commenting. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, be advised that your entire comment, including your personal identifying information, may be made publicly available at any time. While you may ask to have your personal identifying information withheld from public review, it cannot be guaranteed. 

PUBLIC INFORMATION WORKSHOP:

The Martin County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) invites you to attend a virtual public workshop to provide information on the NEM Update for Martin County Airport/Witham Field (SUA). Topics include the NEM Update process and presenting the updated draft NEMs.

Date: June 15, 2021
Time: 5:30 p.m. ‐ 6:30 p.m.
Registration link: http://bit.ly/martinnemupdate

The workshop will be conducted using a virtual format to maximize the opportunity to attend. The workshop will include a presentation and a live opportunity to submit questions and have them answered by the study team via the virtual platform.

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