Smoking prohibited on any Town owned sports field, on any walkway set out on or through Town owned and occupied property (but not sidewalks), and within 9 m of any Town facility including but not limited to splash pads, playground equipment, spectator seating areas, ball diamonds, soccer fields, basketball courts, tennis courts, and within 9 m of the entrance to the Ingersoll District Memorial Arena, Victoria Park Community Centre, Town Centre, Fire Hall, Police Station, Public Works Department, Fusion Youth Activity & Technology Centre, and to public washrooms. Only signage and the appendices are addressed in the amendment.
Products IncludedCigarettes, Cigars, Pipes
“Smoke or Smoking” includes the carrying of a lighted cigar, cigarette, pipe or any other lighted smoking equipment or product but does not include smoke or smoking where smoke or smoking is used in a stage production of a theatrical performance.
Places Smoking ProhibitedDoorways, air intakes, operable windows
Playgrounds, which may include Splash Pads and Wading Pools
Sports and Recreational Fields and Facilities
Buffer ZonesDoorways, Air Intakes and Operable Windows - Buffer Zone 1-10 m
Playgrounds - Buffer Zone 1-10 m
Sports and Recreational Fields and Facilities - Buffer Zone 1-10 m
Exemptions for stage productions are not recommended.
Ingersoll’s bylaw includes as Schedule “B” a “Witness Statement” form to be used when a member of the public wants to report someone smoking in an area where it is prohibited.
Date Passed: May 3, 2010
Date in Force: May 3, 2010
Date Last Amended: May 17, 2010
Leading Edge: No
Level of Government: Municipal
Smoke-free Ontario Act Status: Exceeds Smoke-free Ontario Act
Bylaw Under Development? No
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