[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of East Hampton 12-2-1977 as Ch. 27 of the 1977 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Vehicles and traffic — Ch. 240.
The Justices of the Peace (Court of Special Sessions) of the Town of East Hampton are hereby authorized to establish a Traffic Violations Bureau to assist the Court in the disposition of offenses in relation to traffic violations.
Such Traffic Violations Bureau shall be in charge of such person or persons and shall open at such hours as shall be designated in writing by the Justices of the Peace of the Town of East Hampton.
Such Traffic Violations Bureau shall have such authority to dispose of traffic violations as may be specified by written order of the Justices of the Peace of the Town of East Hampton, subject to the limitation prescribed in § 371, General Municipal Law.
The jurisdiction and procedure of such Traffic Violations Bureau shall be as provided in § 371, General Municipal Law.
A person charged with an offense which the Traffic Violations Bureau is authorized to dispose of may appear in person or by written power of attorney in the following form:
The Justices of the Peace of the Town of East Hampton shall designate in writing the fines to be paid for offenses which may be satisfied at the Traffic Violations Bureau, provided such fines are within the limits established as penalties for such offenses.
The person in charge of such Traffic Violations Bureau shall keep a record of all violations of which each person has been guilty whether such guilt was established in Court or in the Traffic Violations Bureau, and also a record of all fines collected and the disposition thereof. Such Traffic Violations Bureau shall also perform such other or additional duties and keep such other or additional records as shall be prescribed by the Court.
This ordinance shall take effect 10 days after publication and posting as required by law.