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This report serves as a resource for developing laws that prohibit smoking in workplaces and public places and is a companion piece to the Prohibition of Smoking in all Workplaces and Public Places model ordinance. The report describes and justifies the various provisions in the Prohibition of Smoking in all Workplaces and Public Places model ordinance. The report elaborates on the places that should be covered by smoke-free laws and potential aspects of the law that may draw the most opposition. It also includes an appendix outlining the health hazards of secondhand smoke and a list of general references.
This report serves as a resource for developing smoke-free workplace laws and is a companion piece to the Prohibition of Smoking in all Workplaces and Public Places model ordinance. The report outlines potential amendments that could be made to weaken a smoke-free workplace law by creating exemptions or loopholes. Some examples from the report are hardship provisions, licensing fees, tax incentives, and private club exemptions. This report is periodically updated by Americans for Nonsmokers\' Rights, please contact the organization to ensure you have the most recent version of the document.
This ordinance prohibits the application of pesticides on municipally owned land and within the Halifax Regional Municipality or within 50 meters of any school, licensed day care center, park, playground, licensed senior citizens\' residence, university, church or hospital; exempts certain permitted pesticides from prohibitions and permits use of certain pesticides to be carried out to control or destroy plants or insects if such plants or insects constitute a danger for human beings or to control or destroy insects which have infested a property; requires notice in certain pesticide application situations; establishes a municipal pesticide registry for owners of property not wishing have pesticides on owned property until general pesticide prohibitions take effect; establishes certain requirements and procedures for pesticide application; and establishes penalties for violation of provisions.
This report serves as a resource for developing smoke-free indoor air laws and is a companion piece to the Prohibition of Smoking in all Workplaces and Public Places model ordinance. The report outlines common errors to avoid while developing and drafting an ordinance that prohibits smoking indoors. This report is periodically updated by Americans for Nonsmokers\' Rights, please contact the organization to ensure you have the most recent version of the document.
The Jay Environmental Control and Improvement Ordinance is a comprehensive regulatory plan to protect and enhance the public health and environment of the Town of Jay and to prevent threats to health and the environment posed by the discharge of pollutants to air, water and land. The Ordinance prohibits certain activities that may adversely affect public health and the environment and regulates subdivisions, landfills, point source discharges into water and emissions of air contaminants through permits issued and enforced by the Planning Board. This edition contains ordinance amendments through the Twenty-Third Ordinance Amending the Jay Environmental Control and Improvement Ordinance, enacted April 27, 2009.
This ordinance regulates development of electrical generating power plants in the county. The plant\'s location, development, operation, and transmission lines must protect the public health, safety, convenience, welfare, water resources, air quality, visual resources, cultural resources, land use, and biological resources. An entity that wants to develop an electrical generating power plant must have its permit application approved. The ordinance specifies requirements for the application and penalties for unapproved electrical generation or power plant facilities.
This ordinance prohibits smoking in restaurants and grants county and municipal authorities enforcement powers for addressing violations of this policy. This ordinance also provides scientific evidence and legal rationale for such an ordinance. Lastly, this ordinance defines jurisdictional boundaries of this policy and clarifies which establishments are subject to the anti-smoking provisions associated with this ordinance.
This ordinance prohibits smoking within public establishments including municipal and county buildings, restaurants, and institutions. This ordinance outlines the public health rationale for such a policy and defines key terms related to smoke-free public places necessary for the implementation and enforcement of such an ordinance.
This model ordinance prohibits smoking in outdoor places of employment, outdoor public places, outdoor residential facilities, and city or county owned property. The ordinance defines the enforcement of the law, penalties for violating the law\'s terms, and adequate posting of no smoking signs. This ordinance is periodically updated by Americans for Nonsmokers\' Rights. Please contact the organization before proposing the ordinance in your community to ensure you have the most recent version of the law.
This ordinance establishes regulations governing food service at public establishments in the county. This ordinance provides a brief rationale for this policy and links public health outcomes to food service. This ordinance requires food service establishments to undergo regular health inspections and to acquire food safety licensing before beginning sale of food products to customers. Restaurant owners are also required to submit plans for safe food service practices to the county board of health prior to receiving county licensure and these plans must be reviewed, revised, and resubmitted at a regular interval as required by the board of health.