Smoking at City Hall and 1520 Market Policy Change
Smoking at City Hall and 1520 Market Policy Change as per Smoking Ban Ordinance #68481 effective January 2, 2011
Smoking at City Hall Policy Change as per Smoking Ban Ordinance 68481
Effective Jan 2, 2011, Ordinance 68481 bans smoking in "All enclosed facilities, including buildings and vehicles owned, leased or operated by the City of St. Louis." Enclosed area is defined as "all space between a floor and ceiling that is enclosed on all sides by permanent or temporary walls or windows (exclusive of doorways), which extend from the floor to the ceiling."
Therefore, smoking is banned in all public and non public parts of City Hall or 1520 Market Street.
Smoking will only be allowed on:
- City Hall property at the picnic tables located by the Laclede Statue on the Northwest Corner of City Hall. (Plans are underway to put up a small shelter at the picnic tables). Smoking will not be allowed at any other location including the basement, the tunnel or any entrances to City Hall;
- 1520 Market property on the sidewalk at 15th and Walnut (the South West Corner of the building). Smoking will not be allowed at any other location including back entrances, the basement garage, the after hours custodial area, the dock area, and the balcony areas in the front and sides of the building including the city courts entrance.;
A person who smokes in an area or vehicle where smoking is prohibited shall be guilty of an infraction, punishable by a fine not exceeding fifty dollars ($50).
To report violations, please call Citizens' Service Bureau at (314) 622-4800.