16-19 - SMOKING

Ordinance NO. ORD-16-19

BY THE COUNCIL CLEGG, LUDWIG, MCLEAN, SANCHEZ, THOMSON AND WOODINGS

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 5, CHAPTER 11, SECTION 6, (SMOKE FREE AIR; DEFINITIONS) BOISE CITY CODE TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF SMOKING TO INCLUDE E-CIGARETTES ; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BOISE CITY, IDAHO:

Section 1. That Title 5, Chapter 11, Section 6, Boise City Code (“Definition of Smoking"), be, and the same is amended as follows.

SMOKING: inhaling, exhaling, burning, carrying, or possessing any combusting (heated, lit, or smoldering) tobacco or any other substance, whether contained in a cigar, cigarette, or pipe, or any other object. Smoking also includes the use of an e-cigarette which creates vapor, in any manner of any form, or the use of any oral smoking device for the purpose of circumventing the prohibition of smoking in this Chapter. Smoking does not include possession of an unlit or unheated cigar, cigarette, or pipe. Smoking does not include use of an e-cigarette which creates only a vapor without any smoke.

Section 2. That this Ordinance shall be in effect immediately upon its passage, approval, and publication.

ADOPTED by the Council of Boise City, Idaho, on May 7, 2019.

APPROVED by the Mayor of the Boise City, Idaho, on May 7, 2019.

APPROVED:

David H. Bieter, Mayor

ATTEST:

Lynda Lowry, Ex-Officio City Clerk