Smokers will find out very soon if they'll still be able to light up on the Ocean City Boardwalk.City Council voted unanimously to ban the use of tobacco products on June 12th. The ban would also include ramps and stairs leading up to the Boardwalk.

The Boardwalk smoking ban will be on this Thursday's city council agenda.  The ban on smoking could start as early as July 16th if the ordiance passes a second reading.

Fines will be stiff for people caught smoking on the baordwalk. The first offense would cost you  $100 - $250, $500 - $1,000 for a second or subsequent offense if you're caught lighting up on the boards. Check more for more updates on the Ocean City smoking ban.