Town of Mamaroneck, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Mamaroneck 5-1-1985 as L.L. No. 7-1985 (Ch. 73A of 1975 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 40-1 Purpose.

[Amended 7-17-1996 by L.L. No. 14-1996]
The purpose of this chapter shall be to grant power to the Building Inspector, Deputy Building Inspector and/or Assistant Building Inspector and code enforcement officers as well as the Fire Inspector (herein referred to as the "Building Inspector") of the Town of Mamaroneck to issue summonses for the enforcement of laws or ordinances under their respective jurisdictions.

§ 40-2 Authorization for issuance; prior notice; emergencies.

[Amended 7-17-1996 by L.L. No. 14-1996; 10-16-2002 by L.L. No. 10-2002]
A. 
The Director of Building Code Enforcement and Land Use Administration of the Town of Mamaroneck is authorized, in all instances in which such official is empowered to enforce a law or ordinance, to issue summonses returnable within 10 days to the Town Court of the Town of Mamaroneck for any violation of any provision of the Code of the Town of Mamaroneck or any other law or ordinance, rule or regulation that the Director of Building Code Enforcement and Land Use Administration is empowered to enforce under his/her respective jurisdiction. The term "summonses," as used herein, shall include an appearance ticket, within the meaning of § 150.10 of the Criminal Procedure Law of the State of New York.
B. 
The Director of Building Code Enforcement and Land Use Administration of the Town of Mamaroneck shall, however, be required to give written notice of the existence of any violation of any law or ordinance prior to the issuance of the summons, where such notice is required by said law or ordinance, except as provided in § 40-2C below.
C. 
Notwithstanding the provisions of § 40-2B above or any notice requirement of any law, ordinance, rule or regulation of the Town of Mamaroneck, if, in the opinion of the Director of Building Code Enforcement and Land Use Administration, a violation exists which creates an imminent threat to the life or health of any individual or where construction, renovation, repairs or other work is being performed without a license or permit and, under the laws or ordinances of the Town of Mamaroneck, a license or permit is required prior to the commencement of such work, a summons may be issued immediately.

§ 40-3 Form and content.

The form of summons issued pursuant to this chapter shall be governed by the Criminal Procedure Law of the State of New York and the Uniform Justice Court Act of the State of New York and shall be subject to approval by the Town Board. The content of such summons and the method of prosecution thereunder shall at all times be subject to the Criminal Procedure Law and the Uniform Justice Court Act of the State of New York and any other applicable law, rule or ordinance.