[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Commission of the City of Parsons as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Parks and recreation — See Ch. 450.
[Adopted 7-18-2018 by Ord. No. 6411]
Tobacco and e-cigarette use is prohibited in the outdoor recreational facilities in the City of Parsons, Kansas, in Forest Park, Lopez Park, Clark Park, Circle Park, Glenwood Park, Winway Park ball fields, and the recreational/ball field/swimming pool area bounded on the north by Broadway Avenue, the south by Grand Avenue, the west by Heacock Avenue and the east by the Frisco walking trail.
Designated smoking areas in the above recreational facilities may be designated by the City Manager upon approval by the City Commission.
Any person found to be in violation of this section shall be subject to a fine of $25 in Municipal Court and shall be subject to immediate ejection from the City park or recreational facility.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- E-CIGARETTE USE
- The ingestion of nicotine or other substances used in any electronic or battery-powered device/vaporizer that simulates tobacco smoking or vaping by producing an aerosol that resembles smoke, vapor or any component thereof.
- TOBACO USE
- Ingestion of any product containing, made, or derived from tobacco or containing nicotine, whether synthetically produced or derived from any other source that is intended for human consumption.