Village of Lawrence, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Lawrence 10-11-1971 by resolution; amended in its entirety 4-13-1988 by L.L. No. 3-1988. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Board of Appeals — See Ch. 6.
Defense and indemnification — See Ch. 18.
Building construction and fire prevention — See Ch. 70.
Filled-in land — See Ch. 86.
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 94.
Licenses and permits — See Ch. 125.
Sewers and cesspools — See Ch. 162.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 178.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 182.
Zoning — See Ch. 212.

§ 30-1 Establishment.

The office of Village Inspector is hereby established in the Department of the Village Administrator.

§ 30-2 Appointment; compensation.

A. 
The Village Inspector shall be appointed by the Board of Trustees and shall serve at the pleasure of the Board.
B. 
He shall receive such compensation as the Board may, from time to time, determine. If the person appointed to such office is employed by the Village in another capacity, he shall receive no compensation for his duties as Village Inspector unless the Board of Trustees shall so direct.

§ 30-3 Supervision; employment in other capacities.

The Village Inspector shall perform his duties as Village Inspector under the supervision of the Village Administrator. If he is employed by the Village in another capacity, his duties as Village Inspector shall be in addition to his duties in such other capacity, and he shall continue to perform his duties in such other capacity.

§ 30-4 Duties.

The duties of the Village Inspector shall be:
A. 
To inspect properties in the Village for the purpose of detecting existing or threatened violations of Chapter 212, Zoning, the Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code[1] and all other provisions of the Code of the Village of Lawrence.
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 70, Building Construction and Fire Prevention.
B. 
To use his best efforts to procure by voluntary action a discontinuance of violations and the avoidance of such violations in the future.
C. 
To appear in the Village Court and give testimony when requested by the Village Prosecutor prosecuting cases in such Court and to assist the Village Prosecutor in the preparation of such cases.

§ 30-5 (Reserved) [1]

[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 30-5, Authorization to issue appearance tickets, was repealed 3-11-2010 by L.L. No. 2-2010. See now Ch. 8, Appearance Tickets.

§ 30-6 Additional duties.

A. 
The Village Inspector shall perform such other duties as may be authorized from time to time by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Lawrence.
B. 
The Village Inspector shall not have general criminal jurisdiction.