[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Marion 7-10-1989 by L.L. No. 2-1989. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Code Enforcement Officer of the Town of Marion and any duly appointed assistant are hereby authorized to issue and serve appearance tickets with and respect to violations of local law, ordinances, rules and regulations of the Town of Marion that the Code Enforcement Officer is required or authorized to enforce; these include:
An appearance ticket shall be served personally. Section 150.40, Subdivision 2, of the Criminal Procedure Law was amended by L.2004, c. 415, § 1, to insert "except that an appearance ticket issued for the violation of a local zoning ordinance, or of a local building or sanitation code may be served in any manner authorized for service under § 308 of the Civil Practice Law and Rules." If a defendant fails to appear in court after having been personally served, he may be prosecuted for violating Penal Law § 215.58. There is no such penalty if the defendant fails to appear and the appearance ticket was issued following the procedures in Civil Practice Law and Rules § 308.