Village of Patchogue, NY
Suffolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Patchogue 4-22-1996 by L.L. No. 5-1996 (Ch. 2 of the 1968 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Department of Code Enforcement — See Ch. 21.
Traffic Violations Bureau — See Ch. 112.
A. 
Employees of the Village of Patchogue designated by the Board of Trustees shall be and they are hereby authorized to issue appearance tickets and to serve the same upon any person when said designated officer has reasonable cause to believe that such person has committed a misdemeanor or petty offense in their presence pursuant to § 150.20 of the Criminal Procedure Law of the State of New York.
B. 
Employees of the Village of Patchogue designated by the Board of Trustees shall be and they are hereby authorized to issue appearance tickets and to serve the same upon any person when said designated officer has reasonable cause to believe that such person has committed a violation of this Code of the Village of Patchogue.
C. 
Employees of the Village of Patchogue authorized to issue appearance tickets include, in addition to those employees who may be designated by the Board of Trustees from time to time after the effective date of this chapter, but are not limited to, the Building Inspectors and the Housing Inspectors, and their authorized deputies, if any; the parking meter collectors for the Village of Patchogue; all code enforcement and public safety officers employed by the Village of Patchogue; the head of the Department of Code Enforcement of the Village of Patchogue; and the Superintendent of Public Works and the Sewer Plant Operator of the Village of Patchogue.
[Amended 6-22-2009 by L.L. No. 17-2009; 4-22-2013 by L.L. No. 5-2013]
Appearance tickets shall be in such form as exists or is subsequently adopted by resolution of the Board of Trustees.
[Added 5-26-2009 by L.L. No. 14-2009]
A. 
Violations of Chapter 238 (Housing Standards), Chapter 316 (Property Maintenance), Chapter 336 (Rental Property), Chapter 210 (Flood Damage Prevention), Chapter 349 (Security Gates), Chapter 372 (Streets and Sidewalks), Chapter 382 (Swimming Pools), Chapter 398 (Trees and Shrubs) and Chapter 412 (Vehicles, Abandoned and Junked) of the Village Code shall be deemed violations of local zoning ordinances, violations of local zoning laws or building code violations for purposes of service of process pursuant to Criminal Procedure Law § 150.40(2).
B. 
Violations of Chapter 353 (Sewage Disposal) and Chapter 365 (Solid Waste) of the Village Code shall be deemed sanitation code violations for purposes of service of process pursuant to Criminal Procedure Law § 150.40(2).