[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Borough of Longport 12-21-1949; amended in its entirety 5-20-1998 by Ord. No. 98-5. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
Each house, premises and property in the Borough of Longport, Atlantic County, New Jersey, shall be numbered in accordance with a map entitled "House Number Map of Longport, NJ" or a title of like import, prepared by the Tax Assessor of the Borough of Longport and approved by the Board of Commissioners of the borough. Said map shall be on file in the Borough Clerk's office and incorporated herein by reference.
Every property owner should have the continuing duty to display the property number assigned to such property by the House Number Map of the Borough of Longport in such manner that it is plainly visible to the public on the front of the property of each and every building owned by said property owner. In the case of a corner lot, the property line with the least dimensions fronting on a street shall be considered the frontage. All numbers shall be displayed by means of a durable printed, carved, cast or other suitable copy of such number and affixed in a permanent and durable manner.
In the event that any building shall be located or situated on more than one lot of land, then and in such case the owner of such property may use all of the numbers assigned hereby to the premises or, at his option, may use the highest number assigned thereto.
Any person who violates the provisions hereof shall, upon conviction, be liable to a fine not to exceed $250 or by imprisonment for a term of 10 days or by community service for a period not to exceed 30 days, or any combination thereof.