[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Quogue 7-31-1980 by L.L. No. 3-1980. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There is hereby created in the Village of Quogue the Office of Ordinance Enforcement Officer.
The Mayor, with the consent of the Board of Trustees, may appoint as many Ordinance Enforcement Officers as he shall determine to be necessary and may designate one of such Ordinance Enforcement Officers to be the Chief Ordinance Enforcement Officer of the Village or may designate some other person to be head of the Ordinance Enforcement Officers for the purpose of supervising and directing their activities.
The term of office of each Ordinance Enforcement Officer shall be one year or such lesser period as may be designated by the Mayor at the time of an Ordinance Enforcement Officer's appointment.
Such Ordinance Enforcement Officers are authorized to enforce Village of Quogue ordinances, local laws and rules or regulations, including without limitation, those which may be enforced by the Building Inspector pursuant to Chapter 15 or any other provision of this Code.
[Amended 6-22-2012 by L.L. No. 4-2012]
They are authorized to issue appearance tickets relating to the enforcement of any such laws, ordinances, rules or regulations.
They shall also perform such other duties as may be authorized from time to time by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Quogue.
Such Ordinance Enforcement Officers shall not have general criminal jurisdiction.
The Mayor is authorized to make rules and regulations as may be required for the efficient administration of such Ordinance Enforcement Officers and may also provide, within the limits of any appropriation and subject to the approval of the Board of Trustees:
A training program for Ordinance Enforcement Officers.
Liability insurance for such Ordinance Enforcement Officers which shall protect them and the Village from acts of liability that may arise during the performance of their duties.
Workers' compensation; accidental injury insurance; disability insurance or life insurance.
For the payment of Ordinance Enforcement Officers for services rendered upon an hourly basis or otherwise.
For the assignment of Ordinance Enforcement Officers to duty.
For Ordinance Enforcement Officers who may act as such upon a volunteer basis, without compensation.
Uniforms and equipment for Ordinance Enforcement Officers as may be necessary or desirable to carry out the duties of the office.