Township of Doylestown, PA
Bucks County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Doylestown as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 4-18-2006 by Ord. No. 331]
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated unless a different meaning clearly appears from the context.
PUBLIC BUILDING
Any facility either owned or leased by Doylestown Township, in the Central Bucks School District, the County of Bucks or any other public agency, except, however, a public building shall not be defined to include any facilities operated by the County of Bucks for correctional or penal purposes or a residential building owned by a public agency, including but not limited to Grundy Hall.
[Amended 6-6-2006 by Ord. No. 332]
PUBLIC GROUNDS
Any facility either owned or leased by Doylestown Township, in the Central Bucks School District, the County of Bucks or any other public agency; except, however, a public building shall not be defined to include any facilities operated by the County of Bucks for correctional or penal purposes or a residential building owned by a public agency, including but not limited to Grundy Hall. Furthermore, a public ground shall not be defined as an area designated by the public agency for smoking by its employees, residents and/or visitors, provided the public agency provides a proper receptacle for the disposal of tobacco-related litter.
[Amended 6-6-2006 by Ord. No. 332]
SMOKING
Possession of a lighted cigarette, cigar, pipe or other lighted smoking equipment.
TOBACCO USE
Smoking and the use of smokeless tobacco in any form.
A. 
Smoking and tobacco use by any person is prohibited in all public buildings and on all public grounds. It shall be unlawful for any person to carry or use a lighted pipe, cigar or cigarette in these locations.
B. 
Township officials, in cooperation with the Fire Marshal, shall post "No Smoking" signs in each building and at each location where smoking is prohibited. It shall be unlawful to remove, deface, mutilate or destroy a “No Smoking" sign.
Any person violating any section of this article shall be guilty of a summary offense and, upon conviction before a District Judge, shall be subject to a fine in an amount not exceeding $100 for the first offense, and thereafter any subsequent offense shall be punishable by a fine in an amount not exceeding $300.