Smoking is prohibited on municipally owned property. This includes all municipal parks, facilities, spectator seating areas, ice surfaces, outdoor pads, trails, soccer fields, and baseball diamonds. Smoking also prohibited on walkways or paths (except sidewalks) on Township owned and occupied property.
Products IncludedCigarettes, Cigars, Pipes
“Smoke” or “Smoking” includes the carrying of a lighted cigar, cigarette, pipe or any other lighted smoking equipment or product, but does not include smoke or smoking where smoke or smoking is used in a stage production of a theatrical performance.
Places Smoking ProhibitedMunicipal Property
Playgrounds, which may include Splash Pads and Wading Pools
Sports and Recreational Fields and Facilities
This is leading edge because it prohibits smoking on all municipal property. However, the bylaw allows for an exemption for smoking during stage productions, which is not recommended.
Date Passed: October 19, 2011
Date in Force: November 1, 2011
Date Last Amended:
Leading Edge: Yes
Level of Government: Municipal
Smoke-free Ontario Act Status: Exceeds Smoke-free Ontario Act
Bylaw Under Development? No
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