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Washtenaw County Clean Indoor Air Regulation

The Clean Indoor Air Regulation was first enacted in 2003 and prohibits smoking in public and private worksites and enclosed public places, such as stores, public buildings, reception areas and public transportation.

2015 Amendment 

The Clean Indoor Air Regulation has been amended to include the use of electronic nicotine delivery systems, e-cigarettes or similar devices. These devices will no longer be allowed in indoor public areas in Washtenaw County that are already smoke free. The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners approved changes to the Washtenaw County Clean Indoor Air Regulation in March, and the changes take effect June 18, 2015. The amendment also extends the regulation to Washtenaw County Parks for the first time.

Amended Clean Indoor Air Regulation - effective June 18, 2015

Washtenaw County Clean Indoor Air Regulation - originally enacted in 2003

Submitting a Complaint:

Complaints must be submitted in writing. You can use the complaint form or send an email to wilsonc@ewashtenaw.org and include the following information:

  • Date of the violation
  • Name, address, and phone number of the place where the violation occurred
  • A description of the violation
  • Your name, address, and phone number

**Note: If the violation occurred at a bar or restaurant, please call our Environmental Health Division at 734-222-3800 or email zeebcss@ewashtenaw.org.

Resources about the regulation:

Resources for quitting:

  • The Michigan Tobacco Quitline (1-800-QUIT NOW or 800-784-8669) helps current smokers access approved quit aids, counseling and other resources. Support is available seven days per week and in multiple languages.
 
For questions or more information, please contact Charles Wilson, MSW, Program Supervisor at 734-544-2981 or wilsonc@ewashtenaw.org.

 

 

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