Smoking Ordinance

Indoor smoking is not allowed in the City of Overland Park. This includes all:

  • Places of employment
  • Restaurants
  • Bars
  • Hotel/motel sleeping rooms
  • Meeting rooms and convention facilities
  • Retail establishments (except those whose primary business is the sale of tobacco products).

Smoking also is prohibited within 10 feet of an entrance to a public place. This prohibition does not apply within the public right-of-way or within the outdoor seating area of an eating or drinking establishment.

Smoking is not prohibited within:

  • On outdoor patios of eating and drinking establishments provided reasonable efforts are made to minimize the amount of smoke entering the establishment
  • Private residences not serving as an enclosed place of employment or enclosed public place
  • Retail establishments whose primary business is the sale of tobacco products
  • Onstage during a live theatrical performance where smoking is integral to the plot or storyline and the audience is given prior notice

It is a violation of Overland Park ordinance for anyone under the age of 21 to purchase or possess cigarettes, e-cigarettes, liquid nicotine or tobacco products. It is also unlawful to purchase the same items for anyone under the age of 21.