(A)   No owner, lessee, principal manager, or person in control of a building or an establishment in any building shall fail to post signs, with letters of not less than one inch high or symbols no less than three inches high, using the words "No Smoking" or the international "No Smoking" symbol consisting of a pictorial representation of a burning cigarette surrounded by a red circle with a red bar across it conspicuously either on all public entrances or in a position clearly visible on entry into building or establishment.
   (B)   The owner, operator, manager, or designee or employee of every establishment in a building shall inform persons violating this subchapter of the applicable provisions thereof and require compliance.
   (C)   All ashtrays that are intended to be used on the premises of an establishment for the collection of ashes, butts, and or residue from smoking shall be removed from any area where smoking is prohibited by this chapter and shall not be permitted by the owner, operator, manager or other person having control of the establishment.  Any permanent structure that functioned or was used as an ashtray shall be disabled or altered to prevent its use as an ashtray.
   (D)   The requirements of this section do not apply to any exempt area.
(Lou. Metro Ord. No. 123-2005, approved 8-17-2005, effective 11-15-2005; Lou. Metro Am. Ord. No. 189-2006, approved 10-17-2006, effective 7-1-2007; Lou. Metro Am. Ord. No. 1-2008, approved 1-11-2008)