3.8 Complaints Under FAR Parts 13 and 16
Airports of all sizes are subject to the filing of FAR Parts 13 and 16 complaints if they are in noncompliance with the grant assurances or property deed restrictions.
14 CFR Part 13: Investigative and Enforcement Procedures
Regulations governing FAR Part 13 (informal) complaints regarding airport compliance with grant assurances.
14 CFR Part 16: Rules of Practice for Federally Assisted Airport Enforcement Proceedings
When a resolution cannot be reached under the informal proceedings of FAR Part 13, an action may be filed under FAR Part 16, which describes the formal complaint process.
FAA Memorandum Outlining the Procedures for Accepting and Investigating 14 CFR Part 13 Complaints
Summary of the procedures that are detailed in FAR Part 13: Investigative and Enforcement Procedures.
FAA Web Page on Complaints about Airport Compliance
Overview of complaint process regarding airport compliance with grant assurances. Addresses FAR Part 13 (informal) and Part 16 (formal) complaints.