Electronic smoking devices - electronic and/or battery-operated device the use of which may resemble smoking, which can be used to deliver an inhaled dose of vapors including nicotine or other substances.
Paraphernalia - cigarette papers or wrappers, pipes, holders of smoking materials, rolling machines, and any other item designed for smoking or ingestion of tobacco products.
Tobacco product - defined as substance containing tobacco or biologically active amounts of nicotine.
1 Year (New Applications: $105, Renewals: $55)
License is non transferable
Existing Tobacco Retailers will receive a renewal notice by mail.
License must be prominently displayed in publicly visible place.
No self-service displays or vending machines for tobacco products, paraphernalia, or electronic smoking devices.
No one under the age of 18 years is allowed to sell tobacco products, paraphernalia, or electronic smoking devices.
Retailers are required to check the identification for anyone who appears to be under 30 years of age.
Violations will be subject to administrative citation procedures (City Code Article 3-30).
For the first violation, the retailer will receive a Notice of Violation from the City. This notice serves as a written warning.
If the violation is not corrected, the City may issue an administrative citation assessing fines and may make a retailer ineligible to receive a license or suspend/revoke an existing license.