[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Freeport 5-9-1966 as Art. I of Ch. 17 of the 1966 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Police Justice of the Village is hereby authorized to establish a Violations Bureau to dispose of offenses in relation to traffic violations. Such Bureau shall be in charge of such person or persons and shall be open at such hours as the aforesaid court designates.
Editor's Note: The vehicle and traffic regulations of the Village are printed in pamphlet form and are on file in the office of the Village Clerk.
Generally. A Traffic Violations Bureau so established shall be authorized to dispose of violations of traffic laws, ordinances, rules and regulations when offenses shall not constitute the crime of speeding, reckless driving or the commission of a misdemeanor or felony by permitting a person charged with an offense, within the limitations herein stated, to answer, within 10 days, at the Traffic Violations Bureau, either in person or by written power of attorney, by paying such fines as are permitted by statute and imposed by the Police Justice and, in writing, waiving hearing in court, pleading guilty to the charge and authorizing the person in charge of the Bureau to make such a plea and pay such fine in court.
Rights and duties of violator. All persons charged with traffic violations, as herein provided, are hereby declared entitled to all of the protection and subject to all the limitations and requirements imposed by the General Municipal Law, §§ 371 and 372.
The Traffic Violations Bureau, as hereby authorized and established, shall comply with all of the provisions of the aforesaid statute and, in addition, shall keep a record of all violations in conformity with § 373 of the General Municipal Law.