Smoke­free favoured

Otago Daily Times - - Regions -

Sub­mit­ters ap­pear to be over­whelm­ingly in favour of a smoke­free Cen­tral Otago.

By Thurs­day, the Cen­tral Otago District Coun­cil had re­ceived 25

sub­mis­sions ap­prov­ing of the pol­icy, two that wished for amend­ments and two that op­posed it.

The pol­icy cov­ers all coun­cilowned parks and re­serves, tracks and walk­ways, sports­grounds and play­grounds.

Signs will be erected in th­ese ar­eas, but rules will not be po­liced.

Sub­mis­sions for both the Lake Dun­stan by­law changes and the smoke­free Cen­tral Otago pol­icy closed yes­ter­day.

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