Chapter 15.08


15.08.010    House numbers required – Map – Assigning – Display.

15.08.010 House numbers required – Map – Assigning – Display.

(a) Every house and building in the city shall bear a street number in accordance with the city’s house numbering map, on file in the office of the community development department.

(b) The street number of a new house or building shall be that assigned on the building permit for said house or building.

(c) Street numbers affixed to a location on a house or building less than 50 feet from the fronting roadway shall be a minimum of four inches in height. Street numbers so affixed 50 feet or more from the fronting roadway shall be a minimum of five inches in height. Houses and buildings located more than 100 feet from the fronting roadway shall be approved by the fire chief as to the location and position of posted addresses. All numbers shall have a minimum width of one-half-inch stroke.

(d) The numbers shall have or be affixed upon a contrasting background and shall be clearly legible and visible from the roadway.

(e) Street number signs exceeding either (1) two per address, or (2) one square foot per premises in commercial and industrial areas or 124 square inches in residential areas, shall require review pursuant to Chapter 20.04 PGMC.

(f) In the case of new construction, renovation or remodel, street numbers shall be posted from the first day of such new construction, renovation or remodel.

(g) A violation of this section shall be an infraction, and may be prosecuted pursuant to Chapter 1.16 PGMC. [Ord. 08-006 § 57, 2008; Ord. 1662 N.S. § 1, 1989; Ord. 833 N.S. § 12, 1975; Ord. 210 N.S. § 5-510, 1952].