Tobacco Ordinance

The City of Lebanon continues to invest in the health and well-being of all its residents, and we'd like to remind you that the "Use of Tobacco Products & Equipment" ordinance goes into effect on July 1, 2017. 

Enactment
: On May 3, 2017, the Lebanon City Council passed Ordinance #2017-02, to amend the Code of the City of Lebanon to include Chapter 160, Tobacco Products and Equipment.

What Does This Mean? 
 Effective July 1, 2017, use of all tobacco products and equipment will be prohibited in all City-owned parks and public places, and within 30 feet of any main entrance or exit, and any operable window of all City-owned buildings. Designated smoking areas will be established as determined by the City Manager. Failure to comply with the regulations may result in fines ranging from $25 to $100.

How Do I Learn More?
  The complete ordinance can be viewed on the City’s website at LebanonNH.gov/Tobacco

No Tobacco Products including all electronic smoking devices sign

Areas Affected:  

  • All City-Owned Buildings
  • Colburn Park
  • Civic Memorial Park
  • Eldridge Park
  • Fellows Hill Park
  • Kilton Public Library
  • Lebanon Library
  • Lebanon Mall
  • Logan Park
  • Memorial Park
  • Pat Walsh Park
  • Riverside Community Park
  • Storrs Hill Ski Area
  • Basin Fields (former Jr. High)*
  • Elks Field*


Designated Smoking Areas
Designated smoking areas will be established as determined by the City Manager. The following maps indicate the currently approved designated areas. Approved areas are marked in red. 

Enforcement: 
Enforcement of this policy will be a community effort. If you see somebody using tobacco or e-cigarettes in a no-smoking area, please gently remind them that there are designated smoking areas for them to utilize. If that doesn't work, then the police are happy to assist and can be reached at 603-448-1212. Failure to comply with the regulations may result in fines ranging from $25 to $100.

Questions? Please contact Recreation and Parks Director Paul Coats at 603-448-5121 or Interim City Manager Paula Maville at 603-448-4220.