Borough of Emerson, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Emerson 10-18-1994 by Ord. No. 1044. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Board of Health — See Ch. 39.
Smoking shall be prohibited within public buildings in the Borough of Emerson as follows:
A. 
There shall be no smoking in a room, chamber, place of meeting or public assembly while a public meeting held under the auspices of the Borough of Emerson and to which the public is invited, solicited or legally entitled to attend is in progress.
B. 
There shall be no smoking in any offices open to the general public, including but not limited to tax offices, vital records offices, etc.
C. 
Smoking is hereby prohibited from all offices and conference rooms in the Borough Hall at all times.
D. 
Smoking is hereby prohibited in the Mayor and Council chambers during any public meeting, conference or hearing.
E. 
Smoking is hereby prohibited in the Ambulance Corps building, the Library and the Senior Citizens'/Recreation building at all times.
F. 
Smoking is hereby prohibited in the Department of Public Works (DPW) building, except for one room designated as the "smoking room" by the DPW Superintendent.
G. 
Smoking is hereby prohibited on the second floor of the Fire Department building and on the third floor of the Fire Department building during any meeting, conference or hearing.
H. 
Smoking is hereby prohibited in Police Headquarters excepting under specific circumstances set forth by the Police Chief.
The supervisors of the departments utilizing buildings in which smoking is prohibited are hereby declared to be responsible for complying with Public Laws of 1985, Chapter 381,[1] in regard to notifying employees and other individuals utilizing said buildings of the above described restrictions and of posting the required signs and notices.
[1]
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 26:3D-46 et seq.
Compliance with this chapter and Public Laws of 1985, Chapter 381, by Borough employees as it pertains to smoking is a condition of employment. Employees who violate the smoking restrictions described herein or described in state statutes shall be subject to the penalties described herein, and where said violations continue after reasonable notice, to termination of employment.
Any individual who violates the restrictions imposed by this chapter shall be subject to a fine not to exceed $25, said fine to be enforced and collected pursuant to N.J.S.A. 26:3D-46 et seq.