Duarte Adopts Smoke-Free Ordinance

DUARTE, CA July 17, 2012 - Beginning September 1, 2012 a smoke-free ordinance will go into effect in the City of Duarte. The City of Health will stand true to its motto by actively enforcing this ordinance throughout the city.   Smoking will be prohibited within 25 feet of public parks and public transit stops and stations.


Smoking will be prohibited within 20 feet of entrance or window of city property and city buildings. Other prohibited acts include: disposal of smoking material except in designated waste disposal container.  A person who smokes in an area where smoking is prohibited shall be guilty of an infraction, punishable by a fine in the amount of $100. For or any questions, please contact the Director of Public Safety, Brian Villalobos at (626) 359-5671 ext. 302.

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