Penalties for infractions may be up to $5,000.00!
100 percent smoke-free places now include:
child care facilities
reception and lobby areas
elevators and escalators
hallways and stairwells
restaurants that open into malls
service lines and counters
laundry rooms transit shelters
other places open to members of the public
Other smoke free places include:
Billiard Halls, Bingo halls, Bowling alleys, Gaming centres and Public halls: may have a maximum of 50% smoking in a continuous area (enclosed or unenclosed)
May only allow smoking in an enclosed and separately ventilated smoking area that is a maximum of 25% of the total floor area.
Enclosed and Separately Ventilated Smoking Areas (Designated Smoking Areas):
must be fully enclosed and separately ventilated directly to the outside, must be ventilated at 15 litres per second per person, and must supply air at more than 90% of the exhaust rate.
Signs can be obtained by calling 905-527-1733
No smoking signs must be clearly visible from all parts of non-smoking sections.
Health warning signs must be clearly visible from all parts of places where smoking is permitted.
For more information or to report a violation, please call
The Tobacco Hotline at 905-540-5566