Smoke-Free Spaces and the Law


Smoke-free housing

Make your home smoke-free by visiting the Smoke-Free Housing Ontario website. Here, you will find information, tools and resources to support you, whether you are a tenant, a landlordcondominium owner, or housing co-op member. Examples of what you will find on the Smoke-Free Housing Ontario website include:

  • Laws and legal issues
  • Success stories
  • Surveys
  • Taking action
  • How-to guide

You may also be interested in the Lung Association's Steps to Make Your Home Smoke-Free.

Smoke-Free Ontario Act

Smoke-free laws

The Smoke-Free Ontario Act protects the health of the public, prevents people from starting smoking and supports quit attempts. Visit the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care for more information.

Smoke-free bylaws

For support on creating a smoke-free bylaw in your area, please contact the Health Unit.

To search for other bylaws in Canada, you can visit the Non-Smokers' Rights Association website.


Tobacco enforcement officers conduct inspections, provide answers to questions, and handle complaints about the Smoke-Free Ontario Act.

To make a complaint or ask a question, call the Health Unit in North Bay at 705-474-1400 ext. 5323 or 5324, or in Parry Sound at 705-746-5801 ext. 3227 or call toll-free 1-800-563-2808.



North Bay
Parry Sound
Burk's Falls

345 Oak Street West


70 Joseph Street Unit #302


17 Copeland Street (by appointment only)