Town of Mount Pleasant, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Mount Pleasant 10-16-1995. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Constables — See Ch. 17.
Police Department — See Ch. 38.
Building construction administration — See Ch. 68.
Dogs — See Ch. 83.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 104.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 188.
Zoning — See Ch. 218.
The following officials are hereby authorized to issue summonses, returnable within 14 days in the Town Court, for any violation of any law or ordinance of the town under their respective jurisdiction:
The Building Inspector, Deputy Building Inspector, Fire Marshal, Zoning Inspector and their designees.
The Superintendent of Highways and his designees.
The Chief of Police and any police officer and their designees.
The Animal Control/Parking Enforcement Officer.
Where a law or an ordinance of the town requires prior written notice, all officials listed in § 192-1 above shall be required to give written notice of the existence of any violation of said law ordinance prior to issuing a summons.
Exception. When, in the opinion of any official listed above, a violation exists which creates an imminent threat to the life, health or safety of any individual or property or where construction, renovation, repairs, demolition or other work is being performed without a license or permit required by law or the ordinances of the town, a summons may be issued immediately, notwithstanding any provision for prior written notice.
The form of the summons issued by any official named above shall be governed by the Criminal Procedure Law (CPL) and the Uniform Justice Court Act (UJCA) of the State of New York and shall be subject to approval by the Town Board. The content of such summons and the method of prosecution shall be subject to the CPL and the UJCA.