[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Carmel as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 5-21-1997 by L.L. No. 5-1997; amended in its entirety 6-2-2010 by L.L. No. 4-2010]
Editor’s Note: With this local law, the title of Art. I, formerly Public Beaches, was changed.
The purpose of this article is to prohibit smoking at all Town of Carmel parks and their facilities, as well as on the public beaches owned or operated by the Town of Carmel, and/or any of the Town of Carmel park districts and their facilities. The Town Board hereby finds that a potential health hazard exists from allowing smoking on said beaches both from smoke and from the debris created by discarded cigarettes and other smoking materials.
The smoking or carrying of lighted cigarettes and other smoking materials, including but not limited to cigars, pipes and the like, at all Town of Carmel parks and their facilities, as well as on the public beaches owned or operated by the Town of Carmel, and/or any of the Town of Carmel park districts and their facilities is hereby prohibited.
Any person convicted of a violation of this article shall be guilty of a violation and punished by a fine of not more than $100 for each offense.
The Town of Carmel Police Department, or any other agency, officer or employee designated by the Town Board by resolution shall be charged with the enforcement of this article.