City of Rochester, NY
Monroe County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Rochester City Council 11-25-1941. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Police Department — See Charter Art. VIIIA.
Fire Department — See Charter Art. VIIIB.
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Editor's Note: Former § 19-1, Inspection of moving pictures, amended 1-27-1970 by Ord. No. 70-36 and 5-28-1974 by Ord. No. 74-180, was repealed 11-10-1987 by Ord. No. 87-369.
[Amended 1-27-1970 by Ord. No. 70-36; 5-28-1974 by Ord. No. 74-180; 5-25-1982 by Ord. No. 82-208]
 The Chief of Police is hereby authorized to enter into an agreement or agreements with any bank, bankers, or other person, firm or company particularly in need of special protection, to install and maintain a police alarm system and to procure materials and have done by the employees of the fire and police telegraph such work, in consideration of an annual compensation to be received by the City in the sum to be approved in each instance by Council before the taking effect of such agreement, such agreement to be in a form approved by the Corporation Counsel. The annual fee for each such alarm system shall be $125.
[Amended 8-8-1948; 1-27-1970 by Ord. No. 70-36; 10-22-1974 by Ord. No. 74-365; 11-10-1992 by Ord. No. 92-403]
A. 
The Fire Department of the City of Rochester is hereby authorized and permitted to go to the aid of other cities, towns, villages, fire districts, fire protection district, fire alarm districts or territory outside of the City of Rochester, when such aid is requested by any such municipal corporation, and when in the judgment of the Fire Chief such aid is necessary, he or she is hereby authorized to render the same.
[Amended 2-14-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-22]
B. 
Except when aid is rendered pursuant to a contract for mutual aid for fire defense, the Fire Chief shall, immediately after rendering such aid, file written notice of the claim of the City of Rochester for any loss, damage or expense that has been sustained in extending such aid with the Director of Finance or chief financial officer of the City, the Town Clerk of the town or the Village Clerk of the village from which issued the call for assistance.
[Amended 1-27-1970 by Ord. No. 70-36; 5-28-1974 by Ord. No. 74-180; 11-10-1992 by Ord. No. 92-403]
A. 
The Chief of Police is empowered to divide the City into police sections.
B. 
The Chief of Police is empowered to establish a station and office in each of the other sections in houses or other suitable buildings provided for that purpose, or to be rented by him or her at an aggregate expense for rental to be determined by the Council.
[Amended 2-14-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-22]
[Amended 1-27-1970 by Ord. No. 70-36; 5-28-1974 by Ord. No. 74-180; 11-10-1992 by Ord. No. 92-403]
The Fire Chief is authorized and empowered to arrange suitable quarters for the Protectives. The expense of such quarters shall be charged to the fire fund.
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Editor's Note: Former § 19-6, Edgerton Park stadium and paddock, as amended 4-24-1956, was repealed 4-2-1985 by Ord. No. 85-122.
[Amended 1-27-1970 by Ord. No. 70-36; 10-22-1974 by Ord. No. 74-365; 11-20-1992 by Ord. No. 92-403]
The Council of the City of Rochester does hereby designate the Fire Chief the "permit authority" authorized by § 405.00 of the Penal Law of the State of New York to issue permits for the public display of fireworks.
[Added 9-26-1967 by Ord. No. 67-313; 1-27-1970 by Ord. No. 70-36; 5-28-1974 by Ord. No. 74-180]
The Chief of Police may, upon request therefor and upon payment of a fee sufficient to pay the cost thereof, furnish information and copies from the records of the Police Department, including but not limited to accident reports, identification cards and statements resulting from a search of the records of said Department.