Just over the George Washington Bridge sits Fort Lee, New Jersey and town officials have passed a new ordinances that will make it illegal to light up at outdoor restaurants and cafes.
The new ordinance requires business post no smoking signs and violators are subject to a fine. The first offense is a minimum of $250, a second offense is $500 and subsequent offenses are $1,000.
Fort Lee, New Jersey officials have recently passed an ordinance prohibiting smoking in Fort Lee’s outdoor restaurants and cafes.
In May of 2014 the town passed a similar measure for parks and recreational facilities.
Fort Lee, NJ is home to 36,000 residents over 2.887 square miles and was incorporated in 1904.