No person shall ignite any substance for the purpose of smoking or burning within a distance of 10 metres of a playing field; sports field/court or children’s play ground.
Products IncludedCigarettes, Cigars, Pipes, Other Weeds and Substances
There are no definitions for playing field sports field/court or children’s play ground. Instead, these are captured in the definition of a park:
“Park” includes public parks, playgrounds, driveways, boulevards, beaches, swimming pools, community centres, play fields, linear parks, dykes, including hiking, biking and riding trails, buildings, and other land owned, leased, licensed or otherwise controlled by the City.
Places Smoking ProhibitedPlaygrounds, which may include Splash Pads and Wading Pools
Sports and Recreational Fields and Facilities
Buffer ZonesPlaygrounds - Buffer Zone 1-10 m
Sports and Recreational Fields and Facilities - Buffer Zone 1-10 m
This bylaw only exceeds the SFOA in that “any substance” is included in the ban.
Date Passed: July 22, 2014
Date in Force: November 25, 2014
Date Last Amended:
Leading Edge: No
Level of Government: Municipal
Smoke-free Ontario Act Status: Exceeds Smoke-free Ontario Act
Bylaw Under Development? No
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