Town of Kent, NY
Putnam County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Kent as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 12-6-2016 by L.L. No. 2-2016]
The purpose of this article is to prohibit smoking, tobacco use, and smokeless tobacco at all Town of Kent parks and their facilities, owned and operated by the Town of Kent, and any of the Town of Kent park districts and their facilities. The Town Board hereby finds that a potential health hazard exists from allowing smoking, tobacco use, and smokeless tobacco on said parks both from smoke and from the debris created by disregarded cigarettes and other smoking materials.
The smoking or carrying of lighted cigarettes or use of other smoking and tobacco materials, including but not limited to cigars, pipers, e-cigarettes and the like, at all Town of Kent parks and their facilities, owned or operated by the Town of Kent, and any of the Town of Kent park districts and their facilities is hereby prohibited.
"Smoking, Electronic Cigarette Use, and Tobacco Use Prohibited" signs shall be clearly, sufficiently and conspicuously posted at the entrance to any Town of Town of Kent parks and their facilities, owned and operated by the Town of Kent, and any of the Town of Kent park districts and their facilities.
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Any person convicted of a violation of this article shall be guilty of a violation and punished by a fine of not more than $100 for each offense.
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The Town of Kent Police Department, or any other agency, officer or employee designated by the Town Board by resolution shall be charged with the enforcement of this article.