[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Auburn 3-28-1991 by L.L. No. 2-1991 as Ch. 110 of the 1991 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the "Appearance Tickets Law of the City of Auburn."
The purpose of this chapter is to authorize certain public servants of the City of Auburn to issue appearance tickets pursuant to § 150.20 of the Criminal Procedure Law and Paragraph (a) of Subdivision 4 of § 10 of the Municipal Home Rule Law in order to more effectively administer and enforce certain provisions of the City of Auburn Municipal Code and state statutes.
The following public servants are hereby authorized and empowered to issue and serve appearance tickets, provided that the issuance thereof is made pursuant to any state statute, local law, ordinance, rule or regulation relating to parking, licensing of occupations or businesses, fire prevention and safety, health and sanitation, and building, zoning, and planning:
Superintendent of Engineering Services.
Housing Code Inspector.
Dog Control Officer.
Parking meter enforcement personnel.
[Amended 10-16-2014 by Ord. No. 8-2014]
Assistant of any of the above officers.
Any of the above public servants in the performance of his or her duties may issue and serve an appearance ticket when he or she has reasonable cause to believe that a person has committed a misdemeanor or has committed a petty offense, as defined in the Criminal Procedure Law, in his or her presence relating to any of the following subjects:
Nonmoving traffic regulations.
Chapter 125 titled "Building Construction and Fire Prevention" and the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code.
Any other state statute, local law, ordinance, rule or regulation the public servant is required or authorized to enforce.
Every appearance ticket that is issued pursuant to the provisions of this chapter shall include the following:
Name and address of party to whom the appearance ticket is issued, when known.
Citation of law and appropriate section or sections allegedly violated.
Place and date of alleged violation.
Place, date and time that the party is to appear in court and name of court.
Date of issuance of appearance ticket.
Title and signature of issuing officer.