The Atlanta City Council's Community Development and Human Resources Committee yesterday voted 4-1 to send the legislation to the full City Council for approval. Atlanta City Councilman Howard Shook, who represents the Buckhead area, was the lone vote against the measure.
What happens if you're caught lighting up? So sayeth Jeremiah McWilliams:
In Atlanta, city officials said fines could go as high as $1,000 under the law, but penalties that steep are unlikely. A warning and education period would probably occur before enforcement starts, said George Dusenbury, the city's parks commissioner.
Exceptions were granted to facilities Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood, Park Tavern and Chastain Park Amphitheatre, which lease city land, McWilliams says.
Parks are run by cities not metropolitan areas.
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