Town of Nantucket, MA
Nantucket County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Special Town Meeting of the Town of Nantucket 11-13-1990 by Art. 25, approved 3-19-1991; renumbered as Ch. 126 4-15-2003 ATM by Art. 26, approved 8-27-2003. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 126-1 Street numbers required.

[Amended 4-8-2008 ATM by Art. 73, approved 8-18-2008]
The principal building on every improved lot, which has been assigned a street number pursuant to § 126-2 of this code, on a public or private way within the Town and County of Nantucket, shall be provided by the owner with clear and legible street numbers no smaller than 2 1/2 inches in height, and in contrasting color placed in such a manner as to be clearly visible from such ways. Buildings setting more than 15 feet from the line of a right-of-way for any public or private way shall display numbers no smaller than four inches in height. Numbers shall be of contrasting color from their background, and placed in such a manner as to be visible from such ways.

§ 126-2 Determination of numbering.

The Assessor's Office of the Town of Nantucket shall determine the street numbers to be assigned to all improved lots located on public or private ways.

§ 126-3 Display.

[Amended 4-8-2008 ATM by Art. 73, approved 8-18-2008]
All street numbers shall be affixed to or be displayed in a prominent position on the street side of the property. Buildings erected or located in the Town and County must have a street number affixed within six months of the date of the adoption of this chapter and/or issuance of a building permit. Buildings set back more than 50 feet from the line of the right-of-way of any public or private way shall display numbers no smaller than four inches in height at the intersection of the driveways and the line of the right-of-way of said public or private ways. These numbers shall be displayed so as to be visible, facing both directions of vehicular traffic and shall be maintained unobstructed by plantings within five feet of such numbers. Numbers as described in this chapter shall be displayed in addition to those described in § 126-1.

§ 126-4 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 4-8-2008 ATM by Art. 73, approved 8-18-2008]
Any person who willfully fails to comply with the provision of this chapter or who unlawfully removes, defaces or changes a number affixed to an improved lot under this chapter shall be punished by a fine of not more than $50 for each offense. Each day is a separate offense. This chapter shall be enforced by the Building Inspector or by such enforcement agent that the Board of Selectmen may designate.