Town of Dayton, NY
Cattaraugus County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Dayton 8-26-2002 by L.L. No. 1-2002. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Smoking is prohibited in all indoor places of employment of Town employees under the jurisdiction and control of the Town of Dayton except in areas specifically designated for smoking.
Editor's Note: Former Subsection B, which permitted smoking in an enclosed office, was removed at the request of the Town as covered by New York State law.
Smoking is not permitted in any conference room or meeting room or any enclosed private office unless all persons in such place consent to smoking.
No person shall carry a lighted cigarette, cigar or pipe or other smoking material in any indoor hallway, passage or other common area while walking through such area.
Smoking shall be prohibited in auditoriums, gymnasiums, rest rooms, elevators, classrooms, hallways, employee medical facilities and rooms or areas which contain photocopying equipment or other office equipment used in common and in company vehicles occupied by more than one person unless the occupants of such vehicle agree that smoking may be permitted. (Any other area may be added to this prohibition, i.e., waiting or reception areas).
Employee cafeterias, lunchrooms and lounges will contain nonsmoking areas as designated by the Town Board to meet employee demand.
Smoking areas will be designated by the Town Board for employees who wish to smoke. Such smoking areas will be clearly marked by a sign "Smoking Permitted."
The Superintendent of Highways shall designate in the highway garage or other building in which Town highway employees work a specific enclosed smoking area (if one is required) clearly marked by a sign "Smoking Permitted."
Employees are encouraged to present any concerns to their supervisor and may register a complaint with the county enforcement officer.
A copy of this chapter shall be posted upon the Town bulletin board and in each separate building in which Town employees work.
Employees found smoking outside of designated smoking areas will be considered in violation of this chapter and may be subject to the penalty prescribed by the State Commissioner of Health.
The Supervisor shall be designated an agent to assist in the enforcement of this chapter by notifying employees who are in violation.