[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Troy 6-1-1978 (§ 1-11 of Ch. 1 of the 1973 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
The City Council deems it necessary to provide by law specially authorized public servants who may issue appearance tickets pursuant to § 150.21(3) of the Criminal Procedure Law of the State of New York.
[Amended 7-6-2000 by Ord. No. 12; 10-2-2003 by L.L. No. 4-2003]
The following public servants of the City of Troy are hereby authorized to issue appearance tickets in the performance of their respective duties when commencing prosecutions under the Code of the City of Troy: Plans Examiner, Fire Inspector, Director of Code Enforcement, Principal Code Inspector, Senior Code Inspector, Code Inspectors, Assistant Code Inspectors, Commissioner of Public Works or his/her designee, Commissioner of Parks and Recreation or his/her designee.
The power to use the appearance ticket shall not imply any restraint upon the power of the aforementioned public servants to utilize the alternative methods of commencing prosecution under the Code of the City of Troy, as may be provided by law.
For the purposes of this chapter, the term "appearance ticket" shall have the same definition as provided in Article 150, § 150.10 of the Criminal Procedure Law of the State of New York, and the procedure governing its use shall conform in all respects to the procedure as enumerated in Article 150 of the Criminal Procedure Law of the State of New York, and other applicable articles of that law.