Township of Lower, NJ
Cape May County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Lower as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted by Ord. No. 87-8 (Sec. 3-24 of the 1975 Code)]
The Township Council does hereby determine that the smoking of tobacco in any form is harmful to the public health and welfare and constitutes a fire hazard and nuisance in public buildings and meeting rooms in the Township of Lower.
No person shall smoke or carry a lighted cigar, cigarette, or pipe, or use any match, spark, flame or fire-producing device for the purpose of igniting any cigar or cigarette or pipe, provided a "Smoking Prohibited by Law" sign has been posted conspicuously therein, in any of the following places:
All municipal offices open to the general public;
Municipal buildings, during and within the confines of any public meeting and held in any meeting room in the municipal buildings of the Township of Lower.
Every person having control of any premises upon which smoking is prohibited by this article shall conspicuously display upon the premises or portion of premises concerned sufficient signs reading "Smoking Prohibited by Law."
Any person convicted of a violation of this article is a petty disorderly person, and the maximum fine which can be imposed for violation of this article is $200 for each offense.