§ 254. Application for registration

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 3. Aircraft and AirportsEffective: July 1, 2024

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 3. Aircraft and Airports
Aircraft Registration
Effective: July 1, 2024
3 Okl.St.Ann. § 254
§ 254. Application for registration
<Text of section effective July 1, 2024. See, also, section effective until July 1, 2024.>
A. Except as otherwise provided in Section 251 et seq. of this title, every owner or person in charge of an aircraft which shall be operated on or from any airport of any type in this state shall for each such aircraft cause to be filed by mail or otherwise with Service Oklahoma a certified application for registration of same, on a form to be furnished for that purpose, containing:
1. A description of each aircraft to be registered including the name of the manufacturer, aircraft registration number, type, and gross weight; and
2. The name and address of the owner of such aircraft and the county where aircraft is based. The legal basis for determining the county where the aircraft is based shall be the location and/or address on the Federal Aviation Administration Certificate of Registration for the aircraft.
B. Registration requirements shall not apply to aircraft based or operated in the state for less than thirty (30) days.
C. 1. All dealers in the sale of aircraft shall be exempt from registration requirements upon purchase of a license from Service Oklahoma pursuant to Section 254.1 of this title. This exemption shall not apply to dealers' personal aircraft. The payment of the license fee as set forth in Section 254.1 of this title shall be treated as a payment in lieu of any ad valorem tax upon the value of aircraft owned by the dealer.
2. Dealers' “sales aircraft” shall be exempt from payment of ad valorem tax and registration fees and taxes as provided in Section 256 of this title upon certification to Service Oklahoma that each particular aircraft is used for delivery and demonstration purposes only.
D. All manufacturers of aircraft shall be exempt from registration requirements upon purchase of an “exemption license” from Service Oklahoma, cost of which shall be Two Hundred Fifty Dollars ($250.00). The payment of the fee prescribed by this subsection shall be treated as a payment in lieu of any ad valorem tax upon the value of aircraft owned by the manufacturer.
E. Registrants not having purchased registration certificates in January will be penalized at the rate of twenty cents ($0.20) per day in February and doubled on the first day of March.

Credits

Laws 1976, c. 258, § 4; Laws 1985, c. 341, § 4, eff. Jan. 1, 1986; Laws 1994, c. 363, § 10, eff. July 1, 1994; Laws 2000, c. 138, § 1, eff. July 1, 2000; Laws 2023, c. 365, § 2, eff. July 1, 2024.
3 Okl. St. Ann. § 254, OK ST T. 3 § 254
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 378 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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