[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Penfield 8-21-1979 by L.L. No. 4-1979; amended in its entirety 12-16-2015 by L.L. No. 3-2015. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
The purpose of this chapter is to authorize public servants of the Town of Penfield to issue and serve appearance tickets in connection with violations of state statutes, local laws, ordinances or rules and regulations of the Town which the public servants are authorized to enforce.
As defined in New York Criminal Procedure Law § 1.20(26), "appearance ticket" means a written notice issued by a public servant, more fully defined in Criminal Procedure Law § 150.10, requiring a person to appear before a local criminal court in connection with an accusatory instrument to be filed against him or her therein.
Appearance tickets issued hereunder shall conform in form and content to the requirements of Criminal Procedure Law § 150.10 as it now exists or may hereafter be amended.
The following public servants of the Town of Penfield are hereby authorized to issue and serve appearance tickets with respect to violations of a state statute, a local law, ordinance, rule or regulation of the Town of Penfield which such public servants are, respectively, required or authorized to enforce:
Director of Public Works.
Building Inspector/Zoning Administrator.
Building/Code Compliance Inspector.
Assistant Building/Code Compliance Inspector.
Dog/Animal Control Officer.
Park security personnel.
Any other public servant of the Town of Penfield who, by virtue of office, title or position is authorized or required to enforce any state statute, local law, ordinance, rule or regulation of the Town of Penfield.
Any authorized public servant may issue and serve an appearance ticket in the lawful enforcement of any state statute, local law, ordinance, rule or regulation of the Town of Penfield.