Smoking prohibited on all City managed recreation properties including: trails, plazas, parks, beaches, and recreation facilities, except in designated smoking areas.
Products IncludedCigarettes, Cigars, Pipes
“Smoke” or “smoking” means the inhaling, exhaling, burning or carrying of a lighted cigarette, cigar, pipe or other lighted smoking equipment, burning tobacco. “Trail” means any passage way [within a park] where the public has access or is invited for the purpose of providing for pedestrian traffic, cycling, electric bicycles, wheelchairs or medic chairs.
Places Smoking ProhibitedBeaches
Playgrounds, which may include Splash Pads and Wading Pools
Sports and Recreational Fields and Facilities
This is leading edge because smoking is prohibited on beaches and trails. However, the bylaw also allows for designated smoking areas, which are not recommended.
Date in Force: October 31, 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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