[HISTORY: Adopted by the Special Town Meeting of the Town of Griswold 4-24-1997. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No person shall smoke in any building used or owned by the Town of Griswold, including the Education Department.
[Amended 7-14-2005 STM]
There shall be no smoking in any Town-of-Griswold-owned or -leased vehicle.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- The lighting or carrying of a lighted cigarette, cigar, pipe, similar device or substance which contains tobacco.
No smoking signs shall be posted in a conspicuous place, and such signs shall indicate that smoking is prohibited by state law. Such signs, except in elevators, shall have letters at least four inches high with the principal stroke of letters not less than one-half-inch wide. Such signs shall be posted by the person in control of such premises. Signs shall not be required to be posted in vehicles, but the person in control of such vehicles may, in their discretion, post signs in Town vehicles.
Any person found guilty of smoking in violation of this chapter, failure to post signs as required by this chapter or the unauthorized removal of such signs shall have committed an infraction.
Violation of this chapter will be taken seriously and can result in disciplinary measures, including possible fines ($35 to $99 per Connecticut Clean Indoor Act, C.G.S. § 1-21b), formal warning and/or dismissal.
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to require any smoking area in any building.