Township of Plainsboro, NJ
Middlesex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Plainsboro as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Drug-free schools, parks and public buildings zones — See Ch. 15.
Drunk-driving-free school zones — See Ch. 15A.
Cigarette vending machines prohibited — See Ch. 54.
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Editor's Note: Former Ch. 80, Solid Waste, adopted 5-8-1978 by Ord. No. 0-78-8, as amended, was repealed 5-11-1981 by Ord. No. 0-81-10.
[Adopted 3-28-2001 by Ord. No. 0-01-03[1]]
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Editor's Note: This ordinance provided that it shall take effect upon adoption of an identical ordinance by the Township Council of the Township of West Windsor; such an ordinance was adopted in West Windsor 4-2-2001 by Ord. No. 2001-04.

§ 80-1 Smoking prohibited; exception; definition.

The smoking of tobacco products within any school facility, property or vehicle owned, leased or contracted by the West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District (hereinafter referred to as the "District") by an individual within the Township of Plainsboro is prohibited. Consistent with N.J.S.A. 26:3D-16 and 17, "smoking" means the burning of a lighted cigar, cigarette, pipe or any other matter or substance which contains tobacco, except as part of a classroom instruction or theatrical production.

§ 80-2 Enforcement.

Section 80-1 shall be enforced by the administrative officials of the District and/or school facility or property where such prohibited activities are undertaken, or the administrative officials of the District, or both. In the case of any vehicle, § 80-1 shall be enforced by the administrative officials of the facility at which the vehicle is operated, or the administrative officials of the District, or both.

§ 80-3 Violations and penalties; smoking cessation program.

Any individual guilty of smoking tobacco products at any school facility, property or vehicle will be subject to a fine of up to $100 and/or community service, including a smoking cessation program as determined by the court.

§ 80-4 Signs.

Signs shall be posted by the District in prominent locations at the perimeter of all school grounds and at the public entrance to all school facilities or property owned, leased or contracted by the District within the Township of Plainsboro, indicating that smoking is prohibited and violators will be subject to a fine as set forth in § 80-3 of this article.