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Bureau of Administrative Adjudication

Assistant Director of Bureau of Administrative Adjudication
Linda L. Scott









Description of Services

  • Investigate and issue summonses for municipal code violations that affect the quality of life of residents, such as various street and trash violations, snow violations and illegal dumpings
  • Coordinate enforcement of city ordinances relating to quality of life and nuisance violations with Street Sanitation, Fire, License, Inspections, Dogs and Police Departments and process summonses issued by departments
  • Accept pleas and to hear and determine charges of municipal code violations
  • Meet with businesses to discuss city ordinances and various municipal code violations and their compliance with same
  • Meet and discuss quality of life issues with various block clubs and organizations
  • Investigate and respond to Citizen Services complaints relating to municipal code violations
  • Maintain complete and accurate records of all adjudication summonses and related accounts receivables
  • Accept testimony and to hear and determine disposition of fee disputes for excessive avoidable alarms
  • Accept testimony and to hear and determine disposition of fee disputes for $75 inspection fee.
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Contact Us

Department Head:
Linda L. Scott

Address:
215 City Hall, Buffalo, NY 14202

Office Hours:
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Phone Lines Open:
10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Phone Number:
716-851-4046

Fax Number:
716-851-6548

Email:
lscott@city-buffalo.com