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Prosecution for the City of Ithaca

The City Attorney's office prosecutes certain types of cases for the city.  Assistant City Attorney Robert A. Sarachan is the city prosecutor.

The city prosecutes cases which include the following:

  • noise, open container, public urination, littering, underage possession of alcohol (see FAQ and Penalty Chart)
  • exterior maintenance cases- garbage, sidewalks, etc.; (click here for procedure)
  • building code
  • zoning
  • fire code
  • dogs: off leash, biting, unlicensed
  • most other Ithaca City Code Violations
  • NOT parking tickets
  • other miscellaneous matters

    Requests for Adjournments  
    Do not contact the prosecutor to request an adjournment- only the Ithaca City Court can grant an adjournment.