City of Greensburg, PA
Westmoreland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Greensburg 4-7-1923. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Rental property — See Ch. 215.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 235.

§ 119-1 Building numbering system adopted.

[Amended 9-14-2015 by Ord. No. 2057]
The survey, plan and system for the numbering of houses and buildings prepared by the Municipal/Consulting Engineer, a copy of which is attached hereto and made a part hereof,[1] is hereby approved and adopted.
[1]
Editor's Note: A copy of the survey, plan and system for the numbering of houses and buildings is on file in the city offices.

§ 119-2 Responsibility for numbering buildings.

On and after the passage and approval of this chapter, it shall be the duty of each and every owner, trustee, lessee, agent and occupant of each and every house, building or other structure in the City of Greensburg to cause the same to be numbered in accordance with this chapter and the system and plan hereby adopted and approved.

§ 119-3 Requirements for numbers.

A. 
The numbers shall be placed in a conspicuous place on or over each front door, on the front transom bar, front transom glass or front show window, over or on either side of the entrance, the same numbers to be of paint, metal or enamel and at least three (3) inches in height, the color of the numbers to be in contrast to the immediate background, and shall be so placed as to be in full view from the opposite side of the street.
B. 
It shall be unlawful to cover any house number with any sign, drapery or other obstruction tending to conceal such number, and all old numbers shall be removed from any house, building or other structure when a new number has been assigned and when so directed by the Municipal/Consulting Engineer.
[Amended 9-14-2015 by Ord. No. 2057]
C. 
The Municipal/Consulting Engineer is hereby authorized to require the number and renumbering of any house, building or other structure in accordance with this chapter.
[Amended 9-14-2015 by Ord. No. 2057]

§ 119-4 Numbering system.

Main Street shall be the dividing line between east and west, and Pittsburgh Street shall be the dividing line between north and south. The initial point in numbering houses on streets extending north and south shall be at Pittsburgh Street, and the initial point in numbering houses on streets running east and west shall be at Main Street. North of Pittsburgh Street the numbers shall commence at one (1) and extend northwardly consecutively, and south of Pittsburgh Street the numbers shall commence at one hundred one (101) and shall extend southwardly consecutively. East of Main Street the numbers shall commence at one (1) and extend eastwardly consecutively, and west of Main Street the numbers shall commence at one (1) and shall extend westwardly consecutively, in accordance with the attached plan.[1] All even numbers shall be on the south and west sides of the street, and all odd numbers shall be on the north and east sides of the street. The houses on short or intermediate streets shall be numbered uniformly with the main streets paralleling them, whether they begin at the initial point or not.
[1]
Editor's Note: A copy of the survey, plan and system for the numbering of houses and buildings is on file in the city offices.

§ 119-5 Violation and penalties.

[Amended 12-21-1994 by Ord. No. 1646; 9-14-2015 by Ord. No. 2057]
Any person or persons, firm or corporation who shall number or attempt to number any house or building contrary to this chapter and the plan hereby approved and adopted or who shall fail or neglect to number their house or building in accordance herewith or who shall fail to change the number thereof on notification of the Municipal/Consulting Engineer, and any person or persons who shall alter, deface, remove or destroy any number required to be displayed by this chapter shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than six hundred dollars ($600.) or be imprisoned for a period not exceeding ninety (90) days, or both such fine and imprisonment.