Coquitlam | British Columbia

Bylaw No. 3037, 1996, A Bylaw for the purpose of regulating the places where people may smoke Bylaw No. 4125, A Bylaw to Amend the City of Coquitlam Smoking Control Bylaw No. 3037, 1996

Smoking prohibited in parks or parkland or any other land used for leisure or recreation which the City owns or controls; smoking also prohibited in customer service areas, including patios, except those catering exclusively to patrons ages 16 and over. Broad definition of smoking not exclusive to tobacco and includes waterpipes.

Products Included

Cigarettes, Cigars, Pipes, Other Weeds and Substances, Waterpipes


“Smoke” or “Smoking” means to inhale, exhale, burn, or carry a lighted cigarette, cigar, pipe, hookah pipe, or other lighted smoking equipment that burns tobacco or other weed or substance.

Places Smoking Prohibited

Patios - Restaurants
Playgrounds, which may include Splash Pads and Wading Pools
Sports and Recreational Fields and Facilities
Waterpipes (indoors)

Policy Analysis

This bylaw is considered leading edge because it explicitly includes waterpipes as well as other weeds and substances.

Date Passed: August 10, 2010

Date in Force: August 10, 2010

Date Last Amended:

Leading Edge: Yes

Level of Government: Municipal

Smoke-free Ontario Act Status: Exceeds Smoke-free Ontario Act

Bylaw Under Development? No

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