Chapter 15.08


15.08.010    Purpose.

15.08.020    Numbering required.

15.08.030    Duty of owners.

15.08.040    Town clerk – Duties.

15.08.050    Violation and enforcement.

15.08.010 Purpose.

The purpose of this chapter is to assure that all buildings within the town are assigned an official street address in order to assist emergency service providers in promptly determining said location. (Ord. 1069 § 1, 1998)

15.08.020 Numbering required.

All buildings shall be numbered by the owners only with numbers assigned by the town. (Ord. 1069 § 2, 1998)

15.08.030 Duty of owners.

It shall be the duty of the owners to identify such buildings with numerals at least five inches high in colors contrasting with the background in such manner and location as to be plainly visible from the street. (Ord. 1069 § 3, 1998)

15.08.040 Town clerk – Duties.

The town clerk shall be the official custodian of the address map. (Ord. 1069 § 4, 1998)

15.08.050 Violation and enforcement.

A. A violation of this chapter shall be and hereby is declared both a public nuisance and a Class 4 civil infraction, as defined in Chapter 1.18 FHMC as amended from time to time. Each day that a violation of this chapter exists may be treated as a separate infraction.

B. Except in circumstances where there is a serious and imminent threat to public health or safety, prior to filing a public nuisance abatement action in San Juan County superior court, the town shall attempt to gain compliance by use of the civil infraction procedures set forth in Chapter 1.18 FHMC.

C. The penalty for committing a civil infraction under this chapter shall be as set forth in Chapter 1.18 FHMC. (Ord. 1069 § 5, 1998)