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Bylaw No. 2001-148, A by-law of the City of Ottawa respecting smoking in public places Bylaw No. 2012-87, A bylaw of the City of Ottawa to amend Bylaw No. 2001-148 to prohibit smoking on outdoor patios

Definition of “public place” amended to include outdoor bar and restaurant patios, whether enclosed or not.

Products Included

Cigarettes, Cigars, Pipes


“Smoke” or “smoking” includes the carrying of a lighted cigar, cigarette, pipe or any other lighted smoking equipment.

Places Smoking Prohibited

Patios - Restaurants and Bars

Policy Analysis


Date Passed: May 9, 2001

Date in Force: August 1, 2001

Date Last Amended: March 28, 2012

Leading Edge: No

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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