[HISTORY: Adopted by the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders 10-7-2015 by Ord. No. O-2015-00012. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Editor's Note: This chapter also repealed former Ch. 123, Smoking, which was comprised of Art. I, Turtle Back Zoo, adopted 9-29-2005 by Ord. No. O-2005-00018, as amended.
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as "Essex County Parks and Building Exterior Smoke Free Air Ordinance."
Smoking (meaning the burning of, inhaling from or exhaling the smoke of or the possession of a lighted cigar, cigarette, pipe, e-cigarette, hookah or any other matter or substance which contains tobacco or any other matter that can be smoked) is prohibited within 25 feet of outside entrances, exits, or wheelchair ramps serving any entrance or exit, of all structures owned, leased, rented and/or operated by the County of Essex and used for the official business of the County of Essex County as well as the outdoor parks and recreational facilities listed below:
In the event that any section, sentence or clause of this chapter shall be declared illegal or unconstitutional by a court of competent jurisdiction, such declaration shall not, in any manner, prejudice the enforcement of the reaming provisions.