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For the purpose of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
DWELLING. A house, apartment, or other place of residence used primarily for conducting activities of daily living, including, without limitation, private residences, a hospital, hospice, or nursing home room. A private residence is a PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT if it is used as a childcare, adult day care, or other healthcare facility.
ELECTRONIC SMOKING DEVICE. Any device containing or delivering nicotine or any other substance that can be used in a manner for the purpose of inhaling the vapor, smoke, and/or aerosol from the device. The term includes any such device, whether manufactured, distributed, marketed, or sold as an e-cigarette, e-cigar, e-pipe, e-hookah, or vape pen or under any other name or product descriptor.
ENCLOSED AREA. All space in a structure enclosed from the weather, being permanent or temporary, enclosed by walls and a roof, and with door(s).
PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT. Any location, either public or private, where an owner, employer, or employee perform their designated duties. This includes, but is not limited to, employee lounges, restrooms, conference rooms, meeting rooms, classrooms, employee cafeterias, and hallways. A DWELLING is not a place of employment unless it is used as a childcare, adult day care, or healthcare facility.
SMOKING. The use of any device used to ignite or heat tobacco, or any other substance, whether natural or synthetic, for the purpose of inhalation, exhalation, burning, or carrying any lighted or heated cigar, cigarette, pipe, hookah, or any other lighted or heated product intended for inhalation, in any manner or form. Smoking also includes the use of an electronic smoking device which creates an aerosol, smoke, or vapor in any manner or form, or the use of any oral smoking device for the purpose of circumventing the prohibition of smoking in this subchapter.
(Ord. KOC 18-820-441, passed 4-17-2018)