The Jefferson Township Police Department would like to make its residents aware of the Township’s ordinance regarding smoking on Board of Education Properties, Public Buildings and Recreation Properties. The police department has been receiving complaints of violations on recreation property.
The Ordinance 403-1 prohibits smoking as follows:
Board of Education Property
All lands and grounds owned by the Jefferson Township Board of Education, including but not limited to all recreation fields, parking areas, and grounds adjacent to the buildings owned and operated by the Board of Education.
All areas between a floor and a ceiling extending to the outer perimeter walls of a structure.
Any Township- or Board of Education-owned or leased buildings, including but not limited to all schools, municipal buildings, library, senior center, health center, etc., in which the public is invited or the public is permitted.
Township-owned recreation properties consist of the following:
|Lakeside Park||Bowling Green Parkway|
|Firemen’s Field||Bowling Green Parkway|
|Ralph Ackerson Memorial Field||Ridge Road|
|Chamberlain Park||Courtney Drive|
|Legion Field||Legion Road|
|Kennedy Field||Apollo Drive|
|Dogwood Park||Dogwood Park Drive|
|Johnson’s Pond||Cozy Lake Road and Notch|
|Water’s Edge Tot Lot||Chamberlain Road|
|Berkshire Valley Park||Berkshire Valley Road|
|Oak Ridge Lake Park||Berkshire Valley Road|
|Longwood Lake Park||Longwood Lake Road|
|East Shore Park||East Shore Road|
|Camp Jefferson||81 Weldon Road|
|Creative Playground||Weldon Road|
|Children’s Park||Swartz Boulevard|
|Ashley Cove||Espanong Road|
|Prospect Point Park||Florida Avenue|
|Township Senior Center||Schoolhouse Road
The burning of a cigar, cigarette, pipe or any other matter or substance which contains any form of tobacco. Said definition shall include the use of electronic cigarettes, personal vaporizers using tobacco or tobacco by-products, or nicotine delivery systems.
Any product made from the tobacco plant or containing tobacco leaf, for the purpose of smoking, chewing, inhaling or other personal use, including but not limited to cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, chewing tobacco, snuff and dipping tobacco. Tobacco products shall also include electronic cigarettes, personal vaporizers using tobacco or tobacco by-products, or nicotine delivery systems.