The bylaw restricts smoking within 7.5 metres of an entranceway to a public building or
any air intake vent or operable window within 7.5 metres of a transit stop where people wait to board a public transit vehicle
• in parks, sports venues, playground or outdoor public space
• on a Town street when used as part of an outdoor public event
• in a customer service area
• in a place of assembly
• in a cemetery
Under the bylaw, “smoking” covers all cigarettes, cigars, pipes, e-cigarettes and other equipment used to smoke or burn tobacco, cannabis and other plant material.
Exemptions from the bylaw are:
a designated smoking area established for the purpose of a special event with the area being determined by and with the agreement of both the Town of Oliver and the event organizer.
• Aboriginal Cultural activity or carrying of lighted incense or other lighted smoking equipment used solely for ceremonial or religious purposes