Chapter 12.12


12.12.010    Uniform system – Adopted.

12.12.020    Uniform system – Compliance required – Time limit.

12.12.030    Numerals – Required where – Specifications.

12.12.040    Uniform system – Conflict in numbering.

12.12.050    Subdivision – Street names – Approval required.

12.12.060    Existing streets – Renaming – Authority.

12.12.070    Administration – Responsibility – Authority.

12.12.080    Building permit – Inclusion on map – Assignment of number required.

12.12.090    Numbers – Recordkeeping.

12.12.010 Uniform system – Adopted.

A uniform system of naming streets and avenues and numbering properties and principal buildings, as shown on the maps identified by the titles “Address Map, Town of Eatonville” dated 5/13/96, which are filed in the office of the town clerk and by reference made a part of this chapter as if fully set forth herein, is adopted for use and as the basis for the naming and numbering of streets and avenues and properties and buildings within the town. (Ord. 96-08 § 1, 1996; Ord. 180 § 2, 1957).

12.12.020 Uniform system – Compliance required – Time limit.

All properties or parcels of land within the corporate limits of the town shall hereafter be identified by reference to the uniform numbering system provided in this chapter; provided, that all existing numbers of properties and buildings not now in conformity with the provisions of this chapter shall be changed to conform to the system herein adopted within 60 days of the adoption of the ordinance codified in this chapter. (Ord. 180 § 3(a), 1957).

12.12.030 Numerals – Required where – Specifications.

Numerals indicating the official numbers for each building or each front entrance to such buildings shall be posted in a manner as to be visible from the street on which the property is located. These numerals must be at least three inches high and be of a color which contrasts to the background. These visible numbers are required for health and safety requirements regarding emergency responses from the fire and police departments and other health agencies. (Ord. 90-17 § 1, 1990; Ord. 180 § 3(b), 1957).

12.12.040 Uniform system – Conflict in numbering.

Any conflict in numbering shall be resolved by the public works director. (Ord. 96-08 § 2, 1996; Ord. 90-17 § 2, 1990; Ord. 180 § 3(c), 1957).

12.12.050 Subdivision – Street names – Approval required.

Any new subdivision submitted to be incorporated into the town must first be platted and shall show proper street names. The platting and new street names must be approved by the planning commission and the council of the town. (Ord. 180 § 3(d), 1957).

12.12.060 Existing streets – Renaming – Authority.

The council may by resolution change, rename or name existing or new streets and thereafter the same shall properly be recorded on the official maps of the town. (Ord. 90-17 § 3, 1990; Ord. 180 § 3(e), 1957).

12.12.070 Administration – Responsibility – Authority.

The public works director shall be responsible for maintaining the numbering system. In the performance of this responsibility, he/she shall be guided by the explanations on the official maps and the provisions of this chapter. (Ord. 92-11 § 3, 1992; Ord. 180 § 4(a), 1957).

12.12.080 Building permit – Inclusion on map – Assignment of number required.

No building permit shall be issued until the building is properly recorded on the “Address Map,” dated 5/13/96, and a number or numbers assigned to the new structure. This also applies to modified or remodeled structures. (Ord. 96-08 § 3, 1996; Ord. 180 § 4(b), 1957).

12.12.090 Numbers – Recordkeeping.

The town clerk shall keep a record of all numbers assigned under this chapter, and shall be responsible for submitting all approved changes or new addresses to the appropriate governmental agency responsible for the 911 telephone emergency system in effect in the county and the town. (Ord. 90-17 § 4, 1990; Ord. 180 § 4(c), 1957).