City of Denton Smoking Ordinance
Effective August 21, 2015
The City of Denton City Council passed Ordinance No. 2015-121 on April 21, 2015, which prohibits smoking in certain public establishments, including restaurants and bars. Bars that are currently considered “smoking bars” may continue to operate as such until Dec. 31, 2017, at which point all bars must comply with Ordinance No. 2015-121.
Ordinance No. 2012-367, passed on December 18, 2012, will remain in place until the new ordinance takes effect.
Please see the links below for a copy of the 2012 and 2015 ordinances.
If you would like further information or have any questions, please contact Lindsey Baker, Intergovernmental Relations/Public Information Officer, at (940) 349-8234 or Lindsey.Baker@cityofdenton.com.