All City of Orillia properties smoke/vape free

News Release City of Orillia


A by-law banning smoking/vaping tobacco, cannabis and other substances outdoors on property owned or leased by the City of Orillia comes into effect on May 15, 2019.

As per Chapter 954 of the City of Orillia Municipal Code, smoking/vaping outdoors will be prohibited in the following locations:

All municipal properties;
City parks, trails and beaches;
Properties leased from the City;
City parking lots;
City docks and piers;
On or within vehicles on City-owned or leased properties, including parking lots;
On or within a boat located or moored on City-owned or leased property.

“Orillia Council is committed to fostering a healthier, greener community. With the legalization of recreational cannabis and the negative effects of smoking and vaping, Council wanted to create public spaces that were smoke and vape free in an effort to provide a welcoming environment that contributes to the overall well-being of our residents and visitors. We sought

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