Air Quality

Smoke-Free Ordinance - Passed April 8, 2014

Voters passed the Smoke-Free Indoor Air Workplaces and Public Places Ordinance on April 8, 2014. The ordinance has been in full force and effect since June 7, 2014. Information is available to help residents and businesses understand how this change affects them. For more information on this issue or to schedule a site visit to your business, please email the health department or call 816-271-4636.

Lung Injury

For more information about lung injuries related to e-cigarettes or vaping, click the image above. 

Report an Issue

Environmental Health and Food Safety staff will investigate air quality or odor complaints as they are received. To report an air quality issue, such as off-site dust production (typically from a construction or commercial site), or to lodge an indoor air quality complaint, email the Health Department.

Smoke-Free Ordinance (PDF)
Letter to Businesses (PDF)
Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)
4 Things to Know About Outside Smoking (PDF)
Smoking Ordinance Amended June 9, 2014 (PDF)
Amendment to Smoke Free Ordinance (PDF)