[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Paulsboro 11-14-1918 by Ord. No. 43.]
All dwelling houses and other buildings, situated on lots or plots of lands bordering on the streets, avenues and public highways of the Borough of Paulsboro, shall be numbered with numerals of such size and so placed on said dwelling houses or other buildings as to be plainly seen from the street or highway.
The numbering of such dwelling houses and other buildings shall be in accordance with a certain directory to street numbers assigned to properties in the Borough of Paulsboro, Gloucester County, New Jersey, prepared by William M. Carter, Borough Engineer, 1918, and on file with the Borough Clerk, which is hereby adopted as the official directory for use in said Borough.
Within 30 days after the final passage of this ordinance, the owner or owners of the dwelling houses and other buildings in said Borough shall cause the same to be numbered as hereinbefore provided; and all houses and buildings hereafter erected shall be numbered within 30 days after their completion.
It shall be the duty of the Borough Clerk, upon application to him by any owner of any dwelling house or other building, to inform such owner of the correct number assigned to said dwelling house or other building, ascertaining the same by reference to the directory aforesaid.
Each and every person violating any of the provisions of this ordinance shall, upon conviction thereof, forfeit and pay a fine of not more than $25 and costs, and in default of the payment of the judgment and costs, the Magistrate having jurisdiction shall sentence the offender to the Borough lockup or county jail for a period not exceeding 10 days, in his discretion.