Town of Greenburgh, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Greenburgh 8-28-1991 by L.L. No. 23-1991. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 650-1 Summons authority.

The following officials are hereby authorized to issue summonses, returnable within 14 days in the Town Court, for any violation of any law or ordinance of the Town under their respective jurisdictions:
A. 
Building Inspector, Deputy Building Inspector, Fire Marshal and their designees.
B. 
Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Public Works and their designees.
C. 
Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner of the Parks and Recreation Department and their designees.
D. 
Officers of the Fairview, Greenville and Hartsdale Fire Districts.
E. 
Officers of the Police Department.
[Added 12-4-2006 by L.L. No. 5-2006]
F. 
Officers of the Animal Control Department.
[Added 12-4-2006 by L.L. No. 5-2006]
G. 
Parking Enforcement Officers of the Hartsdale Public Parking District.
[Added 12-4-2006 by L.L. No. 5-2006]
H. 
Commissioner of the Department of Community Development and Conservation and his/her designees.
[Added 12-4-2006 by L.L. No. 5-2006]

§ 650-2 Prior written notice; exception.

A. 
Where a law or an ordinance of the Town requires prior written notice, all officials listed in § 650-1 above shall be required to give written notice of the existence of any violation of said law or ordinance prior to issuing a summons.
B. 
Exception. When, in the opinion of any official listed above, a violation exists which creates an imminent threat to the life, health or safety of any individual or property or where construction, renovation, repairs, demolition or other work is being performed without a license or permit required by law or the ordinances of the Town, a summons may be issued immediately, notwithstanding any provision for prior written notice.

§ 650-3 Form of summons.

The form of the summons issued by any official named above shall be governed by the Criminal Procedure Law (CPL) and the Uniform Justice Court Act (UJCA) of the State of New York[1] and shall be subject to approval by the Town Board. The content of such summons and the method of prosecution shall be subject to the CPL and the UJCA.
[1]
Editor's Note: See Uniform Justice Court Act § 101 et seq., which appears in Title 29A, Part 2, of the New York Statutes.