[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Corinth at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I). Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the "Appearance Tickets Law of the Village of Corinth, New York."
The purpose of this chapter is to authorize certain public servants of the Village of Corinth to issue appearance tickets pursuant to Section 150.20 of the Criminal Procedure Law and Paragraph (a) of Subdivision 4 of Section 10 of the Municipal Home Rule Law in order to more effectively administer and enforce certain provisions of the Village of Corinth Code and state statutes.
The Building Inspector and Code Enforcement Officer are hereby authorized and empowered to issue and serve appearance tickets, provided that the issuance thereof is made pursuant to any state statute, local law, ordinance, rule or regulation relating to parking, licensing of occupations and businesses, fire prevention and safety, health and sanitation and building, zoning and planning.
The Board of Trustees may be resolution from time to time amend, supplement or repeal any or all of the foregoing list of individuals authorized to issue appearance tickets, to designate other persons by title or position to be authorized to issue appearance tickets pursuant to this section.
The Building Inspector and Code Enforcement Officer in the performance of his or her duties may issue and serve an appearance ticket when he or she has reasonable cause to believe that a person has committed a misdemeanor or has committed a petty offense, as defined in the Criminal Procedure Law, related to any of the following subjects:
Chapter 180, titled "Adult Bookstores."
Chapter 407, titled "Signs."
Any other state statute, local law, ordinance, rule or regulation the Building Inspector and/or Code Enforcement Officer is required or authorized to enforce.
Every appearance ticket that is issued pursuant to the provisions of this chapter shall include the following:
Name and address of party to whom the appearance ticket is issued, when known.
Citation of law and appropriate section or sections allegedly violated.
Place and date of alleged violation.
Place, date and times that the party is to appear in court and the name of the court.
Date of issuance of appearance ticket.
Title and signature of issuing officer.