Chapter 8.35


8.35.010    Definition.

8.35.020    Prohibition.

8.35.030    Removal from premises.

8.35.040    Penalties.

8.35.010 Definition.

The word “smoking” shall have the same meaning as defined in CBMC 12.35.010, except to the extent that such term is inconsistent with the provisions of this chapter. [Ord. 459, 2014].

8.35.020 Prohibition.

The smoking of tobacco or any other organic material in or about the Coos Bay City Hall, Public Library, fire stations, city shops and Visitor’s Information Center shall be prohibited. The area encompassed by this prohibition shall be the above-mentioned facilities, adjacent city property around the building and the parking area adjoining the buildings. This prohibition includes any and all devices by which tobacco or other organic material is burned for purposes of inhaling of the material created by such burning, including, but not limited to, cigarettes, cigars, pipes, and e-cigarettes, as well as the discarding of any such smoking material. [Ord. 477, 2016; Ord. 459, 2014].

8.35.030 Removal from premises.

Any police officer, city code compliance officer, or the city manager or his designee, shall have the authority to direct anyone smoking in violation of this prohibition to leave the area encompassed by this prohibition, if that person fails to comply with such city official’s request to discontinue smoking. [Ord. 459, 2014].

8.35.040 Penalties.

Violation of or failure to comply with any provision of this chapter is punishable upon conviction by a fine not to exceed $1,000. Each violation is a separate offense; and if the violation is of a continuing nature, each and every day the violation continues shall constitute a separate offense. [Ord. 459, 2014].