Town of Webster, NY
Monroe County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Webster 10-23-1980 by L.L. No. 3-1980. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Bingo — See Ch. 83.
Building construction — See Ch. 86.
Dogs — See Ch. 101.
Electrical inspections — See Ch. 111.
Excavations — See Ch. 117.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 124.
Games of chance — See Ch. 134.
Garbage, rubbish and refuse — See Ch. 137.
Landfilling — See Ch. 147.
Parks — See Ch. 156.
Peddling and soliciting — See Ch. 159.
Licensing of plumbers — See Ch. 165, Art. I.
Sewers — See Ch. 175.
Signs — See Ch. 178.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 210.
Junked and abandoned vehicles — See Ch. 213.
Zoning — See Ch. 225.

§ 4-1 Purpose.

It shall be the purpose of this chapter to promote and preserve the safety, welfare, health and good order of the community by authorizing certain persons in the Town of Webster to issue process for violations of the provisions of the Code of the Town of Webster and the rules and regulations promulgated hereunder and to assure the vigorous enforcement of the laws herein contained.

§ 4-2 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
APPEARANCE TICKET
As defined in the New York Criminal Procedure Law § 1.20, Subdivision 26, a written notice issued by a public servant, more fully defined in Criminal Procedure Law § 150.10, requiring a person to appear before a local criminal court in connection with an accusatory instrument to be filed against him therein.

§ 4-3 Form and content.

Appearance tickets issued hereunder shall conform in form and content to the requirements of Criminal Procedure Law § 150.10, as it now exists or may hereafter be amended.

§ 4-4 Designation of officials authorized to issue tickets.

Persons designated to issue appearance tickets and areas in which issuance of appearance tickets is authorized are as follows:
A. 
In addition to those persons authorized by local law, ordinance, rule or regulation, the Commissioner of Public Works or his deputies, including the Second Deputy Commissioner of Public Works, may issue an appearance ticket in the lawful enforcement of the Town of Webster Code set forth in Chapter 83, Bingo; Chapter 86, Article II, Building Code Administration and Lot Control; Chapter 111, Electrical Inspections; Chapter 117, Excavations and Topsoil Removal; Chapter 134, Games of Chance; Chapter 137, Garbage, Rubbish and Refuse; Chapter 147, Landfilling; Chapter 159, Peddling and Soliciting; Chapter 165, Article I, Licensing of Plumbers; Chapter 175, Sewers; Chapter 178, Signs; Chapter 213, Vehicles, Junked and Abandoned; Chapter 225, Zoning, and Chapter 228, Zoning - Site Plan Review and Special Permit Process, as they are now in effect or as from time to time are amended.
[Amended 8-5-1999; 9-1-2005 by L.L. No. 2-2005]
B. 
In addition to those persons authorized by local law, ordinance, rule or regulation, the Fire Marshal may issue an appearance ticket in the lawful enforcement of Chapter 111, Electrical Inspections, of the Town of Webster Code now in effect or as from time to time amended.
C. 
In addition to those persons authorized by local law, ordinance, rule or regulation, the Superintendent of Highways or Acting Superintendent of Highways may issue appearance tickets in the lawful enforcement of parking restrictions during snow removal operations in Chapter 210, Vehicles and Traffic, of the Town of Webster Code now in effect or as from time to time amended.
D. 
The Dog Control Officer of the Town of Webster shall be authorized to issue appearance tickets in the lawful enforcement of the Dog Control Ordinance of the Town of Webster and Article 7 of the Agriculture and Markets Law.
[Amended 3-7-1991 by L.L. No. 1-1991]

§ 4-5 Restriction on jurisdiction.

All appearance tickets issued and served under authority of this chapter shall confer jurisdiction over the defendant only upon proof of the following: The defendent shall have at least five business days' notice before he is required to appear in court, unless good and sufficient cause shall be shown otherwise in the written complaint.