Bradford West Gwillimbury | Ontario

Bylaw No. 2009-040, Smoke Free Public Places and Workplaces Bylaw, Amended by Bylaw No. 2011-038

Smoking prohibited within 7.5 m (25 ft) of any exit or entrance to any municipal owned or operated facility within the Town whether or not a no-smoking sign is posted. In 2009, the distance was 5 m, but this was amended in 2011. The list of municipally owned and operated properties was also updated in 2011. There is no mention of air intakes or operable windows in the bylaw – doorways only.

Products Included

Cigarettes, Cigars, Pipes


“SMOKE” OR “SMOKING” includes the carrying of a lighted cigar, cigarette, pipe, or any other lighted smoking equipment, but does not include smoke or smoking where smoke or smoking is used in a stage production or a theatrical performance.

Places Smoking Prohibited

Doorways, air intakes, operable windows

Buffer Zones

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

Policy Analysis

Smoking should be prohibited during a stage production or a theatrical performance. The bylaw could be strengthened by adding air intakes and operable windows, instead of just prohibiting smoking near doorways.

Date Passed: May 5, 2009

Date in Force: April 21, 2009

Date Last Amended: April 5, 2011

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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Contact: 905-775-5366

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