Section 11-290 Restrictions.


    Except as provided in this article, the possession of lighted smoking materials is unlawful in any of the following places used by or open to the public or serving as a place of work:

     (1)    Any commercial establishment including, but not limited to, retail stores, banks, office buildings, offices, restaurants, and bars;

    (2)    Any public transportation vehicle including, but not limited to, buses, limousines for hire, and taxicabs;

    (3)    Restrooms;

    ( 4 )    Libraries, educational facilities, day care facilities, museums, auditoriums, and art galleries;

     (5)    Any indoor public area of a health care facility, health clinic, or ambulatory care facility including, but not limited to, laboratories associated with the rendition of health care treatment, hospitals, rest homes, nursing homes, long-term care facilities and offices of health professionals;

    ( 6 )    Any indoor place of entertainment or recreation including, but not limited to, gymnasiums, theatres, concert halls, bingo halls, arenas, and swimming pools;

    ( 7 )    All public areas and waiting rooms of public transportation facilities including, but not limited to, bus and airport facilities;

    ( 8 )    Any other enclosed areas serving as a place of work or used by the public including open office landscaping and shopping malls;

(9)    Rooms in which meetings or hearings open to the public are held, except where such rooms are in a private residence;

(10)    Anywhere in any building owned or managed by the city;

(11)    Within twenty (20) feet of an entrance to any structure in which smoking is prohibited or limited by this article. This subsection shall not apply to any person in a motor vehicle or to any person merely passing by an entrance to a structure;

(12)    The seating areas and enclosed spaces of any stadium, outdoor arena or athletic field;

(13)    The patio areas of any restaurant, bar or other commercial establishment except as provided in section 11-291(6).

(Ord. No. 11375, § 1, 2-16-87; Ord. No. 14736 § 1, 1-16-96; Ord. No. 15928, § 1, 3-15-99; Ord. No. 19252. § 1, 10-9-06)

Editor's note - Ord. No. 19252, § 1, adopted October 9, 2006, which amended section 11-290 above, shall be in full force and effect from and after January 9, 2007.


(Ord. 19252, Amended, 10/09/2006, Prior Text; Ord. 15928, Amended, 03/15/1999, Prior Text)