COUNTY OF SAN MATEO
DATE: November 14, 2001
SUBJECT: Smoking Control Policy for County-Owned Vehicles
RESPONSIBLE DEPARTMENT: County Manager’s Office
To protect County employee’s health and welfare by establishing a Countywide prohibition on smoking in County-owned vehicles, which is construed as a place of employment,
On July 17, 1990, the Board of Supervisors enacted the Smoking Pollution Control Ordinance No. 03239. The Ordinance prohibits smoking in all County owned buildings and County-leased portions ofbuildings effective August 16, 1990. Due to this ordinance, smoking is prohibited in all County facilities at all times.
There will be no smoking in any County-owned vehicle or equipment, by any County employee or member of the public at any time, while riding in a County-owned vehicle.