Enforcement of Unlawful Smoking

It is unlawful for any person to smoke in an area where smoking is prohibited. It is also unlawful for any employee, agent, manager, or owner of a non-smoking establishment to not notify any person smoking of the smoking restrictions that are lawfully applicable within that establishment.

Protocol for Business Owners
Business owners are advised to observe the following protocols when enforcing the ordinance in
a non-smoking establishment:
  • Notify non-compliant individual(s) that smoking is prohibited within the establishment
  • Attempt to receive voluntary compliance on behalf of the individual(s) who have failed to comply with the ordinance
  • If the customer is being belligerent or threatens physical harm, contact the Blue Springs Police Department at 816-228-0150 or dial 911
Additional Information
Should you have questions about the City of Blue Springs Smoking Ordinance, or would like to purchase smoking signage for your business, please contact the Blue Springs Administration Department at 816-228-0110.