Town of Dagsboro, DE
Sussex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Dagsboro as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 2-27-2017]
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
The smoking, burning, heating, inhaling or exhaling of any substance (including but not limited to tobacco, herbs, weeds) by any type of delivery system (i.e., cigar, cigarette, e-cigarette, hookah, etc.).
Smoking shall be prohibited at all times of the year in the following public places within the Town:
All parks and playgrounds.
Town Hall, Police Department, Town vehicles and lands currently owned by the Town.
Prince George's Chapel Cemetery.
No person shall be prosecuted for violation of this article unless signs, readily visible to the public, are posted in appropriate places at the entrances to those areas where smoking is prohibited, indicating where smoking is prohibited and indicating that violations are subject to penalties.
Any person observed violating this article who has not been issued a written warning hereunder within the preceding 12 months shall be issued a written warning for violation of this article by any Town police officer or Code Official. Any person who, having received a written warning within the previous 12 months, is observed violating this article shall be charged with a first offense. Any further offenses committed within 12 months from the date of the charged offense shall be considered second or subsequent offenses for penalty purposes.
Penalties for violation of this article are set out in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article II, Civil Penalties for Violations, of this Code.