Huntsville | Ontario

Bylaw No. 2010-45, Smoke Free By-law

Smoking prohibited within 9 m from any entrance, exit, building opening of any Town facility including but not limited to parkland, playground, sports field, spectator seating area, ice surface whether or not a “No Smoking” sign is posted; on any walkway or pathway set out on or through Town-owned property (but does not include sidewalks); anywhere on Park Drive. However, designated smoking areas are allowed.

Products Included

Cigarettes, Cigars, Pipes


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

Places Smoking Prohibited

Doorways, air intakes, operable windows
Playgrounds, which may include Splash Pads and Wading Pools
Sports and Recreational Fields and Facilities

Buffer Zones

Doorways, Air Intakes and Operable Windows - Buffer Zone 1-10 m
Playgrounds - Buffer Zone 1-10 m
Sports and Recreational Fields and Facilities - Buffer Zone 1-10 m

Policy Analysis

It is not clear whether “any walkway or pathway set out on or through Town owned and occupied property” would include nature trails, but it could be interpreted as such. Designated smoking areas, which are allowed in this bylaw, are not recommended.

Date Passed: May 17, 2010

Date in Force: May 17, 2010

Date Last Amended:

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: 705-789-1751

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