You asked: Can I smoke on my balcony in Vancouver?

Yes. Landlords have the legal right to include a no-smoking clause in all new tenancy agreements to ban smoking in individual units, outdoor balconies and patios or any area of the residential property. This is no different than a no-pets or no-barbeque policy.

Can you smoke on a patio in BC?

Is smoking allowed on outdoor patios? Under provincial legislation, smoking is allowed on hospitality patios that are not “substantially enclosed.” The doors to the patio must remain closed except to enter or exit the patio. Proprietors are free to designate patios as non- smoking.

Is smoking allowed in balcony?

Hi, as per law people will not allow to smoke in public place, though he uses balcony for smoking place but it will cause nuisance to you so you can lodge a police complaint against him. Smoking in pubic place is prohibited but smoking in private place is not prohibited.

Can I smoke in balcony in Canada?

Restaurant and bar patios

You cannot smoke or vape on a patio of any bar or restaurant, including the public areas within 9 metres of the patio. The only exception is any branch of the Royal Canadian Legion or veterans’ organization that established an uncovered patio before November 18, 2013.

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Can you smoke on your balcony in BC?

BC Residential Tenancy Act

The Act does not contain any specific provisions relating to smoking or second-hand smoke. However, the Act does allow a landlord to include a no-smoking clause in all new tenancy agreements to ban smoking in all units, balconies and the entire residential property. It is perfectly legal.

Can you smoke in your own apartment?

Most residents are unaware of the Bylaw stating ‘No smoking in all common areas AND No Smoking inside your own apartment’. The bylaw clearly states that Owners, tenants, or friends are not allowed to smoke inside your own apartment under any circumstances.

Is Balcony considered common area?

Balconies or patios are part of the common elements because they are outside the boundaries of a unit. They are considered limited common elements because their use is limited to the owner or resident of the adjacent unit. Generally, the owner is responsible for these areas, including the surface and railings.

Can you smoke in a condo balcony?

Check Local Nonsmoking Laws

Currently, there is no statewide law prohibiting smoking in private residential units in California, such as apartments and condos. However, several California cities and counties prohibit smoking in private multi-unit rental properties.

Can u smoke on condo balcony?

Yes. It is perfectly legal for a condo corporation to make its buildings smoke-free. Nothing in the Condominium Property Act prevents a condominium corporation from prohibiting smoking as part of its bylaws.