“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 IncludedCigarettes, 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 ProhibitedBeaches
Playgrounds, which may include Splash Pads and Wading Pools
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
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