Grant County, WI
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of Grant County 7-19-2005 by Ord. No. 48. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Smoking in County Jail — See Ch. 110, Art. II.
Tobacco sales — See Ch. 250.
[Amended 12-20-2011 by Ord. No. 63; 8-21-2018 by Ord. No. 63]
No person shall smoke or use a cigarette, cigar, pipe, electronic delivery device or any other smoking equipment in any vehicles or buildings owned or leased by Grant County. The nonsmoking area is to also include an area consisting of the immediate 25 feet outside Grant County building entrances and Grant County building ventilation system air intakes. Other nonsmoking areas may be posted where a potential risk of explosion or fire exists. If county-owned or leased property boundaries do not allow for the twenty-five-foot entrance outside requirement, then the actual footage available will apply.
[Amended 8-21-2018 by Ord. No. 63]
A person designated by the Administrative Committee shall post, in a conspicuous place at every Grant County outside building entrance, a "No Smoking" sign or international "No Smoking" symbol consisting of a pictorial representation of a burning cigarette enclosed in a red circle with a bar across it. It shall be unlawful for any person to remove, deface, or destroy any sign or sticker required by this section or to smoke in any place where any such sign or sticker is posted.
Any person found violating any of the provisions of § 231-1 of this chapter after being advised by a Grant County employee or officer that smoking is prohibited may be issued a citation by any law enforcement officer of Grant County, Wisconsin. Any citation issued shall contain the information required by § 66.0113, Wis. Stats.
The Grant County Corporation Counsel is authorized to handle the prosecution of any citation action filed for violation of this chapter. The Grant County Corporation Counsel is also authorized to file any lawsuit which the Corporation Counsel deems necessary to enforce this chapter and to bring contempt proceedings to enforce this chapter.
Any person found to be in violation of § 231-1 of this chapter shall forfeit $10.
The cash deposit which can be posted for a violation of § 231-1 of this chapter is $10. Violators are exempt from court costs by statute. The cash deposit shall be paid to the Grant County Clerk of Circuit Court in Lancaster, Wisconsin. The Clerk of Circuit Court for Grant County shall issue receipts for cash deposits paid under this chapter.