Central Okanagan, Regional District of | British Columbia

Community Parks Regulation Bylaw No. 1106, 2005 (Consolidated) – Includes Amending Bylaw No. 1187

“No personal shall carry or have in his possession a burning cigarette, cigar or a pipe containing burning tobacco or burn tobacco or any other smoking material in any manner within a community park.” It is also prohibited “to throw or place upon the ground in a community park a lighted match, burning cigarette, burning cigar…” Community parks include “…all playgrounds, squares, greens, driveways, roadways, paths, beaches, buildings, but shall not include any highway passing through such community park that has been dedicated as a highway…”

Products Included

Cigarettes, Cigars, Pipes, Other Weeds and Substances


None provided in the definitions section of the bylaw, but the general description below refers to tobacco and other “smoking material.”

Places Smoking Prohibited

Playgrounds, which may include Splash Pads and Wading Pools

Policy Analysis

This is leading edge because it includes other weeds and substances by virtue of the phrase “any other smoking material.” Furthermore, smoking is banned on beaches and trails.

Date Passed: April 11, 2005

Date in Force:

Date Last Amended: October 5, 2006

Leading Edge: Yes

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: info@cord.bc.ca or 250-763-4918

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