Residential buildings with 3 or more units are required to create a smoking policy and disclose it to tenants and prospective tenants.

Residential building owners who fail to create and disclose a building smoking policy will be subject to fines.

You can get Frequently Asked Questions and a Sample Disclosure Policy in multiple languages.


Get a copy of the Disclosure of Policies on Smoking in Residential Buildings FAQ.

Download a copy of a sample policy on smoking for residential buildings.

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