Ordinance No. 1410-10
AN ORDINANCE DESIGNATING
A SMOKE-FREE, ALCOHOL-FREE
AND PET-FREE FACILITY.
WHEREAS, on December 31, 2008, the Village of Paulding, Ohio, obtained 29.856 acres of real estate from Terry D. and E. Marlene Buehler for the creation of Lela McGuire Jeffery Park; and
WHEREAS, The Village Council of the Village of Paulding, Ohio, finds that Lela McGuire Jeffery Park should be designated a smoke-free, alcohol-free and pet-free facility for the protection of the public health, safety and welfare.
NOW, THEREFORE, be it ordained by
the council of the
A. Smoking shall not be permitted in Lela McGuire Jeffery
B. Smoke or smoking means the carrying or holding of a lighted
pipe, cigar or cigarette of any kind, or any other
lighted smoking material, equipment or device, and the
lighting, emitting or exhaling the smoke of a pipe,
cigar, or cigarette of any kind.
Section 3. The consumption of
alcohol shall not be permitted in
Section 4. No person shall permit
any pet, whether with or without a leash, to be in
A. A pet is hereby defined to be any animal kept for pleasure
rather than utility.
B. This section shall not apply to:
(1) any guide dog, signal dog, service dog, or other animal
individually trained to provide assistance to an
individual with a disability;
(2) dogs used by or under the authority of police or law
enforcement agencies for law enforcement purposes; or
(3) pets that are part of a special event or an exhibit at
event held in
Section 5. Whoever is convicted of or is found guilty of a violation of this Ordinance shall be guilty of a minor misdemeanor and shall he fined not more than $100.00 for the first such offense; whoever is convicted of or is found guilty of a second offense within one (1) year after the first offense shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree and shall be imprisoned or jailed for not more than thirty (30) days and fined not more than $250.00; whoever is convicted of or is found guilty of each subsequent offense after the first and second offense within one (1) year shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the third degree and shall he imprisoned or jailed not more than sixty (60) days and shall be fined not more than $500.00.
Section 6. This Ordinance shall be in full force and full effect from and after the earliest period allowed by law.
Greg A. White
Melissa S. Tope
1st Reading: 8/2/2010
2nd Reading: 8/16/2010 (Or) Rules Suspended: _____________
3rd Reading: 9/7/2010