[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Patchogue 5-10-1982 by L.L. No. 15-1982 (Ch. 5 of the 1968 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Appearance tickets — See Ch. 7.
There is hereby created in the Village of Patchogue the Department of Code Enforcement.
The Mayor, with the consent of the Board of Trustees, may appoint as many code enforcement officers as he shall determine to be necessary and may designate a person to be the head of the Department of Code Enforcement. The Department of Code Enforcement shall also consist of housing inspectors, building inspectors and parking meter collectors of the Village of Patchogue. The term of office of the head of the Department and of any officer of said Department, if not otherwise established by law, shall be a period of one year, coinciding with the official year of the Village of Patchogue.
The Department of Code Enforcement shall be responsible for the enforcement of all provisions of the Code of the Village of Patchogue and any and all other resolutions, local laws, ordinances and regulations enacted by the Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village of Patchogue at any time.
[Amended 1-26-2009 by L.L. No. 5-2009]
In addition to the general administrative duties incumbent upon all department heads of the Village of Patchogue, the head of the Department of Code Enforcement shall be directly responsible to the Commissioner of Code Enforcement. At each meeting of the Board of Trustees, the head of said Department shall make a report to the Board of Trustees. Said report shall include a summary of all code enforcement activities in the period elapsing between the date of the report and the previous report delivered.
[Added 1-26-2009 by L.L. No. 5-2009]
The Division shall have the following responsibilities: enforcement of parking regulations of the Village of Patchogue and removal of abandoned vehicles, regarding public streets, public parking lots, railroad station, parks and beaches and other sites so regulated by the parking provisions of the Code of the Village of Patchogue; patrol and protection of the buildings, properties, parks, facilities and other realty of the Village, as well as railroad station and surrounding parking facilities located within the Village; and the performance of other duties as may be deemed necessary by the Board of Trustees or the Director of the Department to provide for code enforcement and the general security of the Village government in the proper conduct of Village business.