Accident Potential Zone [HUD] Law and Legal Definition

Pursuant to 24 CFR 51.301 (a) [Title 24 Housing and Urban Development; Subtitle A Office of the Secretary, Department of Housing and Urban Development; Part 51 Environmental Criteria and Standards; Subpart D Siting of HUD Assisted Projects in Runway Clear Zones at Civil Airports and Clear Zones and Accident Potential Zones at Military Airfields], the term Accident Potential Zone means “an area at military airfields which is beyond the Clear Zone. The standards for the Accident Potential Zones are set out in Department of Defense Instruction 4165.57, "Air Installations Compatible Use Zones," November 8, 1977, 32 CFR part 256. There are no Accident Potential Zones at civil airports.”