Penticton | British Columbia

Smoking Bylaw 87-15

Smoking is prohibited in municipal parks, playgrounds, sports and recreation fields, beaches, trails, or other outdoor public spaces owned by the city and listed in Appendix A of the bylaw.

Products Included

Cigarettes, Cigars, Pipes


“Public Municipal Open Space” means a park, playing field, tennis court, playground, lawn bowling green, walkway, path, trail, beach, dock, marina or other outdoor public space which is owned, controlled or operated by the City for the use of pleasure of the public and which is shown on Schedule “A” attached to and forming part of this bylaw.

“Smoke” or “Smoking” includes the carrying of a lighted cigar, cigarette, pipe or other lighted smoking equipment.

Places Smoking Prohibited

Playgrounds, which may include Splash Pads and Wading Pools
Sports and Recreational Fields and Facilities

Policy Analysis

This bylaw is leading edge because it prohibits smoking on beaches and trails.

Date Passed: August 24, 1987

Date in Force: August 24, 1987

Date Last Amended: May 6, 2013

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: 250-490-2440

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