Video about why smoke-free apartment and condo protections are important:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WbP8ysLAr4

 

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Local Smoke-Free Outdoor and Housing Ordinances  

If your community does not have protection,  please contact us. 

City of Novato 

Areas protected: outdoor cafes, bars and other outdoor workplaces as well as 100% of apartments, condos and townhouses.  Includes protection from electronic smoking devices aerosols as well as marijuana fumes.  Read this article in the Novato Chamber of Commerce:  https://business.novatochamber.com/news/details/new-smoking-law-gets-complicated-by-prop-64

County of Marin (unincorporated areas only, which includes Greenbrae, West Marin, and other areas but excludes 11 communities which have their own ordinances or upcoming public hearings). 

Protected areas: entrances, buffer zones around all multi-unit housing, outdoor cafes and other outdoor workplaces, parks, beaches and all County owned buildings and campuses including the Wellness Campus, Clinics, and all buildings and campuses.  Ordinance includes protection from electronic smoking devices as well as tobacco and marijuana smoke.  

San Rafael

Ordinance includes protection for 100 percent of all multi-unit housing including duplexes, apartments, condos, townhouses and other shared interest housing. Downtown areas and outdoor cafes, bars and construction sites are all 100% free from tobacco, hookah or marijuana smoke and electronic smoking devices including e-hookah pens, mods and e-cigarettes.  Recently the San Rafael City Council updated their Tobacco Retailer Licensing ordinance to include: Tobacco-free Pharmacies and bans on flavored tobacco and electronic smoking devices (vapes).  See links below for ordiances.

Fairfax

 

Protection from tobacco and marijuana smoke as well as toxic aerosols from electronic smoking (vaping) devices in minimum of 75% of apartments and condos in complexes with four or more units,  including decks, porches and patios, and in outdoor cafes, parks, playgrounds, public events and farmer's markets. 

To see all provisions Fairfax Smoking Ordinance

 

Fairfax Flavored Tobacco Ordinance: Flavored Tobacco & Vapes Prohibited

Ross

Provides protection from tobacco or marijuana smoke in outdoor dining areas and entrances.

Marin County Fair and Events Center

100% tobacco, marijuana smoke-free and E-cigarette aerosol fume free. 

Additional Local Smoke-Free Ordinances 

(Tobacco Retailer Licensing Ordinances: see Youth Addiction Prevention Section)

Larkspur 

Protections include 80 % protection for any two units sharing a wall including duplexes, apartments, condos, and townhouses. 

Outdoor smoke-free cafes, bars, parades, parks, shopping centers and other workplaces are also protected. 

 

Larkspur's Smoking Ordinance

 

To report violations, complete Smoking Complaint form on this website, and email it to: sfmcoalition@smokefreemarin.com

 

Mill Valley 

Protections include 100% of duplexes, apartments, condos, and townhouses from tobacco and marijuana smoke, and electronic smoking device toxic aerosols and...... 

outdoor smoke-free areas including downtown, oudoor cafes, bars, festivals, farmers market, construction sites and other outdoor work areas. 

 

To view full ordinance, click here or copy and paste this URL link into your browser:

Mill Valley Smoking Ordinance

 

To report violations, complete Smoking Complaint form on this website, and email it to: sfmcoalition@smokefreemarin.com

 

San Anselmo 

Protection from tobacco and marijuana smoke and electronic smoking device toxic aersols in 100 percent of  multi-unit housing including duplexes, apartments, condos, townhouses, porches, balconies and decks in addition to outdoor cafes, bars, construction sites and work places, parades, festivals, and parks.  

For full text of this ordinance, visit: San Anselmo Smoke-Free Ordinance

Local Smoke-Free Ordinances, continued...

Tobacco Retailer Licensing Ordinances located in the Youth Addiction Prevention Section

Tiburon

Protection for common indoor/outdoor areas and 100% of apartments but not condos or townhouses. Ordinance does include outdoor cafes, bars and construction sites as well as outdoor work areas. 

Belevedere 

Protection for 100% from tobacco and marijuana smoke and electronic smoking device toxic aerosols, pertaining to  duplexes, apartments, condos, and townhouses, including entrances, decks, porches, buffer zones as well as outdoor cafes, bars and outdoor work areas including yacht clubs. 

Sausalito

Protection from tobacco and marijuana smoke and electronic smoking device toxic aerosols, pertaining to duplexes, apartments, condos, houseboats and townhouses, including entrances, decks, porches, buffer zones as well as outdoor cafes, bars and other work areas. 

Corte Madera

Protection from tobacco and marijuana smoke and electronic smoking device toxic aerosols, pertaining to duplexes, apartments, condos, and townhouses, including entrances, decks, porches, buffer zones as well as outdoor cafes, bars and other work areas. 

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