Wood Buffalo | Alberta

Bylaw No. 07/042, Smoke Free Bylaw

Smoking prohibited within 10 m of public place and workplace entrances and exits. No mention of airtakes and operable windows in the bylaw. Also prohibited within 10 metres of public transportation vehicle shelters.

Products Included

Cigarettes, Cigars, Pipes


“Smoke” or “smoking” means the carrying, holding or otherwise controlling of a lit cigar, cigarette, pipe or any other lit smoking equipment.

Places Smoking Prohibited

Doorways, air intakes, operable windows
Patios - Restaurants and Bars
Transit Shelters/Stops

Buffer Zones

Doorways, Air Intakes and Operable Windows - Buffer Zone 1-10 m
Transit Shelters/Stops - Buffer Zone 1-10 m

Policy Analysis

This bylaw is leading edge because it prohibits smoking within a buffer zone around transit shelters and doorways of buildings to which the public has access.

Date Passed: June 15, 2007

Date in Force: September 1, 2007

Date Last Amended:

Leading Edge: Yes

Level of Government: Municipal

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

Bylaw Under Development? No

Supporting Information

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Contact: info@woodbuffalo.ab.ca or 780-743-7000

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