Overland Park, KS Smoking Ordinance

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Overland Park, KS, US

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Type: Ordinance

Status: Adopted in January 2008

Source File: http://www.opkansas.org/Codes_and_Ordinances/Smoking_Ordinance/index.cfm


Note: To read the full ordinance text, go here

Smoking Ordinance

Indoor smoking is not permitted in the City of Overland Park. This includes all:

  • Places of employment
  • Restaurants
  • Bars
  • Hotel/motel sleeping rooms
  • Meeting rooms and convention facilities
  • Retail establishments (except those whose primary business is the sale of tobacco products).

Smoking also is prohibited within 10 feet of an entrance to a public place. This prohibition does not apply within the public right-of-way or within the outdoor seating area of an eating or drinking establishment.

Smoking will not be prohibited within:

  • On outdoor patios of eating and drinking establishments provided reasonable efforts are made to minimize the amount of smoke entering the establishment
  • Private residences not serving as an enclosed place of employment or enclosed public place
  • Retail establishments whose primary business is the sale of tobacco products
  • Onstage during a live theatrical performance where smoking is integral to the plot or storyline and the audience is given prior notice
  • General Q&A on smoking ordinance

If you have questions or comments, contact the Community Planning and Services Division at health@opkansas.org or 913/895-6270.

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