On August 28, 2017, New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio signed Local Law 147,1 which went into effect on August 28, 2018. Local Law 147 amended that section of the Administrative Code of the City of New York (“NYC Administrative Code”) known as The Smoke Free Air Act (SFAA) to require that all class A multiple dwellings—i.e., buildings with three or more residential dwelling units—adopt a written smoking policy for the building that is disclosed to all residents and incorporated into all leases, purchase agreements, and building governing documents. Local Law 147 does not dictate the contents of a building’s smoking policy. See § 17-506.1 Obligation of owners of class A multiple dwellings to adopt and disclose a smoking policy.

And since secondhand smoke in your home can be a difficult problem to live with, the following has been posted by the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene;