Ocean City is has put the final touches on restrictions on smokers who come to the resort.
The measure would keep smokers back along the dunes.
For those on the Boardwalk they cannot light unless they are within 15 feet of an ashtray.
The fine for breaking the law would be $500.
On Monday the town council gave its approval by a 5 to zero vote.
There would also be designated smoking areas which could be changed by the council.
Local resident David Murdock told the Salisbury Daily Times that the issue for him was the danger of second hand smoke.