Town of Mamaroneck, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Mamaroneck 9-22-2004 by L.L. No. 12-2004. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 34-1 Purpose.

[Amended 11-1-2006 by L.L. No. 15-2006]
The Town of Mamaroneck has adopted numerous statutes designed to maintain the high quality of life that the residents of the Town have always enjoyed. These laws protect the public health, safety and welfare of the Town and its residents. To maintain such standards requires vigilance and vigorous enforcement of these laws. The purpose of this chapter is to grant the Town’s constables the authority to issue appearance tickets for violations of the quality of life laws of the Town of Mamaroneck.

§ 34-2 Definitions.

[Amended 6-1-2005 by L.L. No. 10-2005; 11-1-2006 by L.L. No. 15-2006; 3-7-2007 by L.L. No. 2-2007]
As used in this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated below:
CONSTABLES
The persons serving in any of the following positions in the Town of Mamaroneck: Assistant Building Inspector, Code Enforcement Officer, Director of Building Code Enforcement and Land Use Administration, Environmental Coordinator, Environmental Planner, Fire Inspector, Parking Enforcement Officer, police officer, Senior Engineer (Civil), Superintendent of Highways and Deputy Superintendent of Highways (if such a position is created).
[Amended 11-19-2014 by L.L. No. 6-2014]
QUALITY OF LIFE LAWS
The following chapters and sections of the Code constitute the quality of life laws:
A. 
Chapters.
(1) 
Chapter 58, Animals.
(2) 
Chapter 77, Conservation Areas.
(3) 
Chapter 95, Erosion and Sediment Control.
(4) 
Chapter 108, Fire Safety Zones.
(5) 
Chapter 117, Garage Sales.
(6) 
Chapter 141, Noise.
(7) 
Chapter 147, Parking Lots, Town-Owned.
[Added 11-19-2014 by L.L. No. 6-2014[1]]
(8) 
Chapter 148, Parks and Fields.
(9) 
Chapter 161, Property Maintenance.
(10) 
Chapter 173, Sewers.
(11) 
Chapter 175, Signs.
(12) 
Chapter 183, Solid Waste.
(13) 
Chapter 207, Trees.
(14) 
Chapter 231, Water.
(15) 
Chapter 233, Waterfowl.
B. 
Sections.
(1) 
Section 106-49, Discharge compliance certificate required.
(2) 
Section 106-58.1, Duration and hours for mechanical rock removal.
(3) 
Section 187-13, Prompt removal of snow and ice.
(4) 
Section 219-1, restricting idling motor vehicles.
C. 
Local laws.
[Added 11-19-2014 by L.L. No. 6-2014]
(1) 
Local Law No. 2-2010, Residential parking system for Lester Place.
(2) 
Local Law No. 4-2014, Residential parking system for:
(a) 
Washington Square;
(b) 
A section of North Chatsworth Avenue;
(c) 
New Jefferson Street; and
(d) 
Murray Avenue between Myrtle Boulevard and Leafy Lane.
[1]
Editor's Note: This local law also redesignated former Subsection A(7) through (14) as Subsection A(8) through (15), respectively.

§ 34-3 Enforcement.

[Amended 11-1-2006 by L.L. No. 15-2006]
The Town Board finds that the quality of life laws specifically protect the public health, safety and welfare of the Town and its residents. Invoking the power given to it by Paragraph 4(a) of § 10 of the Municipal Home Rule Law, the Town Board hereby authorizes the constables of the Town to issue appearance tickets to anyone who a constable has reasonable cause to believe has violated one or more of the quality of life laws. That appearance ticket shall direct the person upon whom it is served to appear in the Justice Court of the Town of Mamaroneck on the date and at the time of day designated in the appearance ticket in connection with that person's alleged commission of a violation of the quality of life law or laws identified in the appearance ticket.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 34-4, Form and content, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 11-1-2006 by L.L. No. 15-2006.