Smoking Regulation Bylaw

Enforcement/nuisance abatement

About the bylaw

Regulates smoking in the District pursuant to the Community Charter. Includes information on general smoking regulations, smoking in parks and on municipal property, duties, responsibilities, sign requirements, offences, penalties, and ticketing.

What does the bylaw apply to?

The bylaw applies to the burning or lighting of tobacco, cannabis, or cannabis by-products by way of vapes, cigars, pipes, hookahs, or any other lighted smoking equipment.

Where can't you smoke?

As per our bylaw, please refrain from smoking or vaping in the following areas:

  • Parks, playgrounds, recreation areas, or trails
  • Transit stops or shelters, when others are present
  • Within 6M of any window or door that can open
  • Any municipal property or building

Where can't you discard your cigarette or joint?

Anywhere that isn't a garbage container.

What is the bylaw fine?

If you are found in violation of Bylaw 7792, the fine is $100.