Customs Controlled Areas
Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport

Designation of Customs Controlled Areas

Subject to Part C of the attached Schedule, I hereby designate the places described in Part B of the attached Schedule to be “customs controlled areas” at the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport in Toronto, Ontario, pursuant to section 11.2 of the Customs Act for the purposes of sections 11.3 to 11.5, and 99.2 to 99.4 of the said Act.

This designation will come into force on the date of signing.

[Original signed by Official delegated by President to exercise authorities under s.11.2]

Schedule – Customs Controlled Areas at the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport

Part A. Interpretation:

In this document, the following terms have the meanings assigned to them:

"Administration Office" (« bureau de l'administration »)
means the administration offices/buildings located in the public and/or domestic areas of the Airport, including head offices, regional offices, local head offices, training centres, service branches, and divisional offices, where professional or clerical duties are performed;
"Air and Ground Traffic Control Tower" (« tour de contrôle du trafic aérien et au sol »)
means all areas within the air and ground traffic control tower building that require special access, located at the Airport;
"Airport" (« aéroport »)
means the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport in Toronto, Ontario;
"Bonded Warehouse" (« entrepôt de stockage »)
means a facility licensed and regulated by the CBSA and operated by the private sector where goods can be stored duty and tax free (generally for up to four years) until they are exported or are consumed domestically;
"Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA)" (« Administration canadienne de la sûreté du transport aérien (ACSTA)  »)
means the Crown corporation charged with screening persons who access aircraft or restricted areas in the Airport, and their baggage;
"CATSA Area" (« zone ACSTA »)
means those areas in the Airport terminal building where CATSA screens air travellers and their baggage;
"CBSA" (« ASFC »)
means the Canada Border Services Agency;
"CBSA Primary Inspection Line Hall" (« salle de la ligne d'inspection primaire de l'ASFC »)
means the area in the Airport terminal building where the CBSA conducts a primary inspection on travellers arriving in Canada from an international origin;
"Check-In Area" (« zone d'enregistrement »)
means those areas in the Airport terminal building where travellers obtain their boarding passes and may deposit luggage to be stowed in airplane holds;
"Departure Lounge" (« aire de repos destinée aux départs »)
means the general seating area which is available to travellers who have been screened by CATSA personnel, while they wait for the boarding of their flight;
"Domestic Carousel Area" (« zone des carrousels pour les arrivées nationales »)
means those areas in the Airport terminal building where domestic travellers collect their luggage after a flight;
“Equipment Services Building” (« bâtiment pour le service à l'équipement »)
means those areas in the Airport that contain vehicles, machinery and mechanical equipment necessary for the provision of utilities or services for the proper functioning of the Airport;
"Fire Station" (« poste d'incendie »)
means the buildings at the Airport where the emergency fire vehicles are stored, and where the emergency fire services are based;
"Fuel Station" (« poste d'avitaillement en carburant »)
means those areas of the Airport set aside to store and dispense aircraft fuel;
"International Baggage Hall" (« salle des bagages internationaux »)
means those areas in the Airport terminal building where travellers wait for their luggage after an international flight;
"Parking Lot" (« parc de stationnement »)
means the places set aside by PortsToronto for the parking needs of the public and of the employees of the Airport;
"Runway" (« piste »)
means the strip of level paved ground on which aircraft take off and land at the Airport;
"Secondary Examination Area" (« zone d'examen secondaire »)
means those areas in the Airport terminal building where the CBSA officers perform secondary examinations on travellers and their goods;
"Security Check Area" (« zone de contrôle de la sécurité »)
means those areas in the Airport terminal building where CATSA screens domestic employees and their belongings;
"Service Provider Buildings" (« bâtiments des fournisseurs de services  »)
means those buildings housing businesses providing services to the air transportation industry and its members;
"Taxiway" (« voie de circulation »)
means the strips of level paved ground used by airplanes, connecting runways with each other and with other parts of the Airport;
"Washrooms, Lunch, Locker and Shower Rooms for Employees" (« salles de toilettes, de restauration, vestiaires et salles de douche des employés »)
means those rooms within the Airport terminal building which are identified by PortsToronto for individuals working at the Airport to eat and shower, and for lockers and washrooms to be used by these individuals.

Part B. Designation of Customs Controlled Area

Subject to the specific exclusions set out in Part C of this designation document, the following areas of the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport in Toronto, Ontario, are designated as Customs Controlled Areas within the meaning of the Customs Act:

All areas of the Airport where there is a likelihood that domestic workers or domestic origin travellers will come into contact with international travellers and/or international goods that have not been processed or released (as the case may be) by the CBSA, in addition to the CBSA Primary Inspection Line Hall, the International Baggage Hall, the Secondary Examination Area as well as public hallways and public stairways connecting these areas.

Part C. Exclusions

  1. Administration Offices;
  2. Air and Ground Traffic Control Tower;
  3. Bonded Warehouses;
  4. CATSA Areas and Security Check Areas;
  5. Check-In Areas;
  6. Departure Lounges;
  7. Domestic Carousel Area;
  8. Equipment Services Buildings;
  9. Fire Station;
  10. Fuel Stations;
  11. Parking Lots;
  12. Runways;
  13. Taxiways;
  14. All or part of Service Provider Buildings not physically located in an area identified as a Customs Controlled Area; and
  15. Washrooms, Lunch, Locker and Shower Rooms for Employees.
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