Village of Village of The Branch, NY
Suffolk County
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§ 22-1
Authorization to certain officials. 

§ 22-2
Form of summons. 

§ 22-1 Authorization to certain officials.

[Amended 9-10-1974 by L.L. No. 9-1974; 2-12-1985 by L.L. No. 1-1985; 3-11-1986 by L.L. No. 1-1986]

Notwithstanding any provisions of the Uniform District Court Act, the following officials, officers, employees and personnel of the Incorporated Village of the Branch shall have the power to issue and to serve, within the Incorporated Village of the Branch, summonses in cases arising in connection with the performance of their duties. Such service shall have the same force and effect as if served by a peace officer without its being served by a peace officer:

A. 

The Mayor.

B. 

The Building Inspector.

C. 

The Fire Inspector.

D. 

The Village Attorney.

E. 

The Code Enforcement Officer.

F. 

A Village Trustee.

G. 

Any Commissioner, or other official, officer or employee authorized by the Mayor, pursuant to a resolution of the Board of Trustees, which authorization shall be for a stated period of time.

§ 22-2 Form of summons.

[Amended 3-11-1986 by L.L. No. 1-1986]

A summons issued and served pursuant to this chapter shall be returnable in the Justice Court of the Incorporated Village of the Branch and shall be substantially in the following form:

Summons
Dated at the Incorporated Village of the Branch, Town of Smithtown, State of New York,
__________, 19____
To:
NAME _________________
ADDRESS _____________
YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to appear before the Justice Court of the Incorporated Village of the Branch, in the Community Room (downstairs) of the Smithtown Library, 1 North Country Road, Smithtown, New York 11787, on ___________________, 19_____, at __________ o'clock to answer charges regarding a claimed violation of _____________ ________________ of the Incorporated Village of the Branch.
__________
(Herein insert name of official or person authorized to issue the summons)