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 IncludedCigarettes, Cigars, Pipes
“Smoke” or “Smoking” includes the carrying of a lighted cigar, cigarette, pipe or any other lighted smoking equipment or product.
Places Smoking ProhibitedDoorways, air intakes, operable windows
Playgrounds, which may include Splash Pads and Wading Pools
Sports and Recreational Fields and Facilities
Buffer ZonesDoorways, 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
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
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