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By-Law Number 2009-24, A bylaw to prohibit smoking in Sunnyhill Park

Newmarket has designated Sunnyhill Park next to Southlake Regional Health Centre to be smoke-free in support of the hospital’s smoke-free policy. The bylaw states that, “No person shall smoke or hold lighted tobacco in Sunnyhill Park.”

Products Included

Cigarettes, Cigars, Pipes


None provided.

Policy Analysis



In addition to the standard clauses on fines, the bylaw mentions that educational and advisory information, including verbal warnings, may be provided as part of an education campaign.

Date Passed: March 30, 2009

Date in Force: April 1, 2009

Date Last Amended:

Leading Edge: Yes

Level of Government: Municipal

Smoke-free Ontario Act Status: Does not exceed the Smoke-free Ontario Act

Bylaw Under Development? No

Supporting Information

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Contact: or 905-895-5193

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