Village of Washingtonville, NY
Orange County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Washingtonville 5-8-1995 by L.L. No. 2-1995.
Editor's Note: This chapter was readopted at time of adoption of Code 5-8-1995 by L.L. No. 5-1995.
Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 34-1
Prohibited acts. 

§ 34-2
Smoking room. 

§ 34-3
Nonsmoking areas. 

§ 34-4
Conflicts; complaints. 

§ 34-5
Violation of policy; penalties for offenses. 

§ 34-6
Posting and distribution of copies. 

§ 34-7
Enforcement agent. 

§ 34-8

§ 34-9
Regulations for specific locations. 

§ 34-1 Prohibited acts.


Smoking is prohibited throughout the village facilities except in designated areas identified by "SMOKING PERMITTED" signs.


Smoking is prohibited in any indoor enclosed work area occupied by more than one person, unless all employees in such area agree to allow smoking. The rights of a nonsmoker to a smoke-free work area shall prevail.


Smoking is also prohibited in all employee rest rooms, elevators, hallways, classrooms, auditoriums, gymnasiums, employee medical facilities and areas containing office equipment used in common.


Smoking is also prohibited in conference or meeting rooms and municipal vehicles used by more than one person unless all occupants agree to allow smoking.

§ 34-2 Smoking room.

An enclosed smoking room may be designated upon request if space is available.

§ 34-3 Nonsmoking areas.

Employee cafeterias, lunchrooms and lounges will contain nonsmoking areas large enough to meet demand.

§ 34-4 Conflicts; complaints.

Conflicts should be brought to the attention of the appropriate supervisory personnel. Employees may also file a formal complaint with the Orange County Board of Health.

§ 34-5 Violation of policy; penalties for offenses.


Employees found smoking outside of designated smoking areas will be considered in violation of this policy and may be subject to penalties.


Any violation of this chapter shall be punishable, upon conviction, by a maximum fine of $250 or imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or both.

§ 34-6 Posting and distribution of copies.

Copies of these rules will be posted and distributed to all employees and to all prospective employees upon request.

§ 34-7 Enforcement agent.

The Village Building Inspector shall be designated an agent to assist in the enforcement of this policy by notifying employees who are in violation.

§ 34-8 Amendments.

This policy may be amended from time to time by resolution of the Village of Washingtonville. All amendments shall be in conformance with the New York State law, and employees will be notified accordingly.

§ 34-9 Regulations for specific locations.


Village Hall: no smoking in any room, except entrance lobby.


Village police station: no smoking except in entrance lobby.