Municipality of Kingston, PA
Luzerne County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Municipality of Kingston 4-3-1995 as Ord. No. 1995-14. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 36-1 Establishment of smoke-free environments.

[Amended 7-7-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-2]
It shall be unlawful for any person to smoke in the following areas that are hereby established as smoke-free environments in the Municipality of Kingston:
A. 
The Municipal building located at 500 Wyoming Avenue, Kingston, Pennsylvania, including both the interior and grounds of said facility.
B. 
All outdoor parks and recreational facilities, including the restrooms, spectator and concession areas owned by the Municipality of Kingston.
C. 
The Hoyt Library located at 284 Wyoming Avenue, Kingston, Pennsylvania, including both the interior and grounds of said facility.

§ 36-2 Smoking defined.

Smoking shall be defined as the use of a tobacco product, including but not limited to the use of a tobacco product which emits smoke injurious to the health of other persons, including but not limited to the use of cigarettes, pipes and cigars.

§ 36-3 Violations and penalties.

Any person violating any provisions of this chapter shall, upon summary conviction thereof in a summary proceeding before a District Justice, be sentenced for a first offense to pay a fine of not more than one hundred dollars ($100.) and costs. Upon conviction of second offense, such person shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500.) and/or costs. Upon conviction of a third offense or any subsequent offense, such person shall be sentenced to pay a fine, a minimum of which shall be seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.) and a maximum of one thousand dollars ($1,000.). Any person who fails to make payment of any fine or cost imposed shall be subject to imprisonment in the Luzerne County Correctional Facility for a period of not more than ninety (90) days.