The City's Smoking Ordinance (Moorpark Municipal Code Chapter 8.32) applies to the smoking of cigarettes, cigars, e-cigarettes (vaping), marijuana, and other similar devices. The ordinance was last updated in January 2018.
The ordinance prohibits smoking in the following locations:
Sidewalks and bikeways
Inside public buildings and within 25 feet of the entrance, exit, or open window of a public building
Inside apartment units and apartment buildings
Common areas in residential developments
Parks, athletic fields, playgrounds, trails, recreational areas, and publicly-owned open space
Public places within shopping centers
Places of employment and work sites
Schools, family day care facilities, and residential care homes
Buses, taxis, and public transit facilities
To report a violation of the City's smoking ordinance, you may contact the Moorpark Police Department at (805) 532-2700 or the City's Code Compliance Division at (805) 517-6232.