[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Red Bank as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 2-27-2019 by Ord. No. 2019-06]
As used in this section, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS
- All structures owned, leased, rented and/or operated by the Borough and/or occupied by Borough employees and/or used for official business of the Borough.
- PARKS AND PUBLIC RECREATIONAL FACILITIES
- All public parks, playgrounds, pavilions, recreation centers, and fields publicly owned or leased by the Borough and all property owned or leased by the Borough upon which the public is invited or upon which the public is permitted and where individuals gather for recreational or leisure activities, including all areas adjacent to such facilities such as parking areas, driveways, or drive aisles. This definition shall also include the Borough's public lands, streets, and rights-of-way not ordinarily utilized for recreational or leisure activities during such times when said public lands, streets, and rights-of-way are being utilized for public special events or for public recreational or leisure activities.
- The burning of, inhaling from, exhaling the smoke from, or the possession of a lighted cigar, cigarette, pipe or any other matter or substance that contains tobacco or any other matter that can be smoked, or the inhaling or exhaling of smoke or vapor from an electronic smoking device.
Smoking shall be prohibited inside of all municipal buildings and within a fifty-foot radius of all municipal buildings, which radius shall extend from the outer wall of the municipal building, but shall not extend beyond the boundary of the property upon which the municipal building is located. No-smoking signs of the international no-smoking signal (consisting of a pictorial representation of a burning cigarette enclosed in a red circle with a diagonal red line through its cross section) shall be conspicuously posted at each municipal building entrance. The signs shall be clearly visible to the public and indicate that smoking is prohibited inside said municipal building and within a fifty-foot radius thereof on the public property.
Smoking shall be prohibited in all parks and public recreational facilities. No-smoking signs of the international no-smoking signal (consisting of a pictorial representation of a burning cigarette enclosed in a red circle with a diagonal red line through its cross section) shall be posted in at least one conspicuous location upon the grounds of all parks and public recreational facilities. The signs shall be clearly visible to the public and indicate that smoking is prohibited at the park or public recreational facility.
The enforcement authority of this chapter shall be the Red Bank Borough Police Department.
A violation of this chapter shall be punishable for each violation with a minimum fine of $50, not to exceed $200.