C.R.S. Section 41-4-108
Removal of airport hazards

Where necessary, in order to provide unobstructed airspace for the landing and taking off of aircraft utilizing airports or landing fields acquired or operated under the provisions of this part 1, any such county, city and county, city, or town, either singly or jointly, is authorized to contract or otherwise provide, by condemnation if necessary, for the removal of any airport hazard or the removal or the relocation of all private structures, railways, mains, pipes, conduits, wires, cables, poles, and other facilities and equipment which may interfere with the location, expansion, development, or improvement of such airports, restricted landing areas, and other air navigation facilities or with the safe approach thereto or takeoff therefrom by aircraft and to pay the cost of removal or relocation. A county, city and county, city, or town may acquire, in the same manner as is provided for the acquisition of property for airport purposes, easements through or other interests in airspaces over land or water, interests in airport hazards outside the boundaries of the airports or landing fields, and such other airport protection privileges as are necessary to ensure safe approaches to the landing areas of said airports or landing fields and the safe and efficient operation thereof. It is also hereby authorized to acquire, in the same manner, the right or easement, for a term of years or perpetually, to place or maintain suitable marks for the daytime markings and suitable lights for the nighttime markings of airport hazards, and including the right of ingress and egress to or from such airport hazards, for the purpose of maintaining and repairing such lights and marks. This authority shall not be so construed as to limit any right, power, or authority to zone property adjacent to airports and landing fields, under the provisions of any law of this state.

Source: Section 41-4-108 — Removal of airport hazards, https://leg.­colorado.­gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-41.­pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).

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