ORDINANCE NO

ORDINANCE NO. 001 LANDISBURG BOROUGH, PERRY COUNTY,

PENNSYLVANIA

 

AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING AND CREATING A NUMBERING SYSTEM FOR BOROUGH RESIDENTS FOR THE PURPOSES OF PROVIDING EMERGENCY PERSONNEL WITH A MORE EFFECTIVE MEANS OF LOCATING ADDRESSES IN THE BOROUGH

 

BE IT ENACTED AND ORDAINED BY THE BOROUGH COUNCIL OF THE BOROUGH OF LANDISBURG

 

SECTION I:  PLACEMENT OF ADDRESS

Upon receipt of the new assigned address, each resident and/or property owner of any and all commercial and residential properties shall within thirty days of receipt thereof place the address over or near the primary entrance which is most visible for emergency personnel.  The numbers must be legible, not less than three (3) inches high, and in a color which contrast to the building background.  Reflective numbers are recommended, although they are optional.

 

SECTION II:  MAILBOX ADDRESSES

Each resident or property owner of a commercial or residential property which maintains a mailbox shall also place legible numbers on each side of said mailbox.  If a mailbox is in a row of mailboxes, the number should appear on the front of the mailbox.  Owners should also comply with all requirements of the postal service regarding any additional guidelines concerning mailbox identification.

 

SECTION III:  FUTURE NUMBERS

Buildings, whether commercial or residential, which are erected after the adoption of this ordinance shall be in the future assigned a number in accordance with the property numbering maps, and each said owner shall purchase and display such number as provided for in this ordinance upon the erection of any resident or commercial building.