Public Opinion Survey: Smoking in the Public Right-of-Way in Beverly Hills
Per Title 5, Chapter 4 of the Beverly Hills Municipal Code, smoking is prohibited in many areas in the City of Beverly Hills including the public right-of-way. This survey seeks to collect information on the current status of smoking and secondhand smoke (including traditional tobacco smoke and electronic cigarette vapor) in the City. Please participate by providing your answers to the questions and sharing the survey with the community.
For the purposes of this survey, the definition of “smoking” and “smoke” is the carrying, holding, or operating of a lighted pipe, cigar, cigarette, electronic cigarette, or other kind of smoking equipment. Smoke also means the lighting, operating, emitting, or exhaling of the smoke or vapor of a pipe, cigar, cigarette, electronic cigarette or other kind of smoking equipment. Smoke also means the gaseous or vaporous products and particles created by the use of a lighted or operated pipe, cigar, cigarette, electronic cigarette or other kind of smoking equipment.
Additionally, “electronic cigarettes” are defined as an electronic and/or battery operated device, the use of which may resemble smoking, which can be used to deliver an inhaled dose of nicotine or other substances. The term includes any such device, whether manufactured, distributed, marketed, or sold as an electronic cigarette, an e-cigarette, an electronic cigar, an electronic cigarillo, an electronic pipe, an electronic hookah, or any other product name or descriptor. The term does not include any inhaler prescribed by a licensed doctor.
Please respond to the following statements to the best of your knowledge and submit only one response per person.
Are you a resident of Beverly Hills?
Do you own a business or work in Beverly Hills?
I have experienced secondhand smoke in Beverly Hills within the last thirty days.
If you answered “yes” to the previous question, please continue with the survey. If you answered “no,” you may stop here.
Where is the most common place in Beverly Hills that you have experienced secondhand smoke within the last thirty days? (check all that may apply)
Parks (ex. Roxbury Park and La Cienega Park)
Garden areas (ex. Beverly Canon Gardens, Beverly Gardens Park, etc.)
Business Triangle (ex. Rodeo Drive, Canon Drive, Beverly Drive)
South Beverly Drive
Outdoor Dining Areas
None of the above
What is the most common source of secondhand smoke that you have experienced in Beverly Hills within the last thirty days? (please check all that may apply)
Electronic cigarettes such as vaporizers or Juul pens
None of the above
What action did you take regarding the secondhand smoke situation?
Notified the ambassadors by calling or texting (424) 302-1487
Alerted nearby staff, manager or owner
Called the police
Advised the individual(s) creating the secondhand smoke that it’s not allowed
Did not report it
If you did not report the secondhand smoke situation, please skip the next question.
What was the outcome of the action you took regarding the secondhand smoke situation?
How familiar are you with contemporary smoking devices such as Juul pens and vaporizer products including their appearance, scent, and how they operate?
Within the last 30 days, I have experienced secondhand smoke in Beverly Hills most frequently during the following times of day (please check all that may apply):
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
After 10:00 p.m.
None of the above
Is there any other information that you would like to provide that was not covered in this survey? Please write in below.
The information you provide below will be used for record keeping purposes and to provide you with updated information on this topic. The City will not under any circumstances sell, share, or distribute your personal information to third parties.
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