Russell Township | Ontario

Bylaw #09-2003, Being a bylaw to prohibit smoking in all public places and workplaces owned, operated and/or leased by the Corporation of the Township of Russell Bylaw No. 16-2010, Being a bylaw to amend Bylaw #09-2003 which prohibits the smoking of tobacco in public places

Smoking prohibited within 9 m of any entrance or exit of any municipal building that is owned/leased or operated by the Corporation of the Township of Russell. The bylaw does not specifically mention air intakes or operable windows.

Products Included

Cigarettes, Cigars, Pipes


Smoke or smoking includes the carrying of a lighted cigar, cigarette, pipe or any other lighted smoking instrument and a person shall be deemed to be smoking while such cigar, cigarette or pipe is idling in an ashtray or other similar receptacle within access by such person.

Places Smoking Prohibited

Doorways, air intakes, operable windows

Buffer Zones

Doorways, Air Intakes and Operable Windows - Buffer Zone 1-10 m

Policy Analysis


Date Passed: March 3, 2003

Date in Force: June 2, 2003

Date Last Amended: March 8, 2010

Leading Edge: No

Level of Government: Municipal

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

Bylaw Under Development? No

Supporting Information

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