During the Month of November Revelstoke RCMP and Bylaw Enforcement Officers wish to remind residents to be mindful of others when smoking in public. Abide by the rules, always be aware of your surroundings, and use designated smoking areas when available. Be sure to always throw your used cigarette butts and roaches in the garbage (please don't litter).
The Clean Air Bylaw is intended to regulate, prohibit, and impose requirements in relation to public health for the health, safety and welfare of the residents of the City of Revelstoke.
Do not smoke inside a Community facility or Transit Shelter (this includes an 8 meter buffer zone from any entrance-way or Transit Shelter), near an air intake vent or window, in a park, or Cemetery this includes the public road within.
A park is defined as any property owned or managed by the City of Revelstoke for pleasure, recreation or community uses of the public, this includes parks, playgrounds, paths, trails, campgrounds, ball diamonds, sports fields, swimming areas under the care of the City, and skate park.
Smoking includes: a lighted cigarette, cigar, pipe, hookah, e-cigarette, vape or other lighted smoking equipment that burns tobacco, cannabis, or any other weed substance.