City of Plattsburgh, NY
Clinton County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Plattsburgh as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 6-22-2001 (Ch. 241, § 241-5, of the 1989 Code)]; amended 3-14-2019 by L.L. No. 2-2019
For the purposes of this article, the terms used herein shall be defined as follows:
PUBLIC PROPERTY
Public buildings and adjacent grounds, streets, sidewalks, parks, and other publicly owned property, including vehicles owned by the City of Plattsburgh.
TOBACCO PRODUCT
Cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, snuff, chewing tobacco, electronic nicotine delivery system (e-cigarettes, vaping, hookahs) in which tobacco or electronically delivered nicotine is the main ingredient that are intended for human consumption or use.
It shall be a violation for any person, including any person under the age of 18 years, to use a tobacco product or electronic nicotine delivery system (e-cigarettes, vaping, hookahs) on public property.
A. 
Each instance of smoking or tobacco product use in violation of this article shall constitute a separate violation. An offense may be prosecuted by the issuance of an appearance ticket under § 150.20 of the Criminal Procedure Law.
B. 
A violation of any provision of this article shall constitute a violation, and upon conviction thereof, subject the violator to a fine not to exceed $100.
Any peace officer or code enforcement official may enforce this article. For the purpose of this article, the term "enforcement officer" shall mean a police officer or code enforcement official.