New Drone Use Policy in Raleigh Parks

News posted Dec. 13, 2018 - 11:35 am
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The City of Raleigh has officially adopted a policy establishing where unmanned aerial systems (UAS) or drones users can take off and land their recreational UAS. As a recreational drone pilot, you must comply with all flight rules as established by the Federal Aviation Administration as well as the City's official policy.


  • Drones weighing less than 400 grams can take off and land from almost any City of Raleigh Park
  • Drones weighing more than 400 grams may take off and land from six (6) parks located around the city
  • Drones are not approved to take off or land within city nature preserves, city lakes or city cemeteries

For more information on flying your drone in Raleigh parks, see our detailed webpage here.

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