Public Safety Commission

Meetings
  • 10 a.m.
  • 2016 Meeting Dates:
         February 8 - CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER
         February 29 - RE-SCHEDULED MEETING 
         May 9
         August 8
         November 14
  • Town Board Meeting Room
    116 Hampton Road
    Southampton, NY 11968
Contact the Town Comptroller's Office to schedule a Hearing appointment. Meetings pertaining to matters other than Police and Fire Alarm Appeals will be held on an as-needed basis.

Members
  • Robert I. Ross, Chair through December 2016 
    Term expires December 2016
  • Walter Britton
    Term expires December 2018
  • Gerard M. Buckley, II
    Term expires December 2018
  • Edwin M. Knight, III 
    Term expires December 2016
  • Robert Ettl
    Term expires December 2017
About the Public Safety Commission
The Town of Southampton Public Safety Commission was established by Local Law 3 of 2009 on February 10, 2009, by amending Chapter 19 of the Code of the Town of Southampton. The commission is charged with hearing appeals and rendering decisions related to the denial of a Special Event or Parade Permit Application, or rescission of a permit, by the chief fire marshal or the chief of police.

Key Dates
  • On May 26, 2009, by amending Chapter 19 (Local Law 21 of 2009) the Town Board granted additional authority to the Public Safety Commission to hear appeals and render decisions relating to the denial of an Outdoor Sidewalk Dining application, or the rescission of an Outdoor Sidewalk Dining License.
  • On April 13, 2010, by amending Chapter 19 (Local Law 11 of 2010) the Town Board granted additional authority to the Public Safety Commission to hear appeals and render decisions relating to the denial or rescission of Facilities Use and Alcohol Beverage Permits.
  • On October 26, 2010, by adopting Local Law 34 of 2010, the Town Board granted additional authority to the Public Safety Commission to hear appeals and render decisions relating to false police and fire alarm fees.
  • On November 30, 2010, by adopting Local Law 37 of 2010, the Town Board granted additional authority to the Public Safety Commission to hear appeals and render decisions relating to the denial or rescission of Commercial Animal Enterprise permits.
  • On April 26, 2011, by adopting Local Law 11 of 2011, the Town Board granted additional authority to the Public Safety Commission to hear appeals and render decisions relating to the denial or rescission of temporary farm stand permits.