Village of Brewster, NY
Putnam County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Brewster 5-18-1994 by L.L. No. 1-1994 (Ch. 56 of the 1992 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 103.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 218.

§ 213-1 Adoption of system for numbering properties and buildings.

The uniform system of numbering properties and principal buildings as shown on a map identified and entitled, the "Official Street Naming and Numbering Map of the Village of Brewster," together with all of the explanatory matter thereon, be and the same is hereby adopted for the Village of Brewster, New York.

§ 213-2 Official system of street names established.

There is hereby established an official system of street names and numbers in the Village of Brewster, New York, as shown on the aforesaid map, a true copy of which is attached hereto and made part of this chapter.[1] The names of the streets and building numbers in said Village of Brewster shall be and remain as shown on said map and as modified or amended by resolution of the Village of Brewster Board of Trustees.
[1]
Editor's Note: Said map is on file in the Village Clerk's office.

§ 213-3 Street acceptance; street extensions.

No new street shall be accepted by said Village of Brewster until such street shall be identified and designated by name, and if new streets are extensions of existing streets, the name of such streets shall be attached to such extension. If such a new street is not an extension of an existing street, then the name by which the new street is designated shall not be identical to nor bear any similarity to or conflict with the name of any existing street as shown on said map, amendment and modification thereof.

§ 213-4 Specifications, standards and requirements for numbering properties and buildings.

The following specifications, standards and requirements in connection with the numbering of properties and principal buildings are hereby adopted:
A. 
All properties or parcels of land within the areas as shown on the above-mentioned map shall hereafter be identified (for street location purposes) by reference to the uniform numbering system adopted herein. All existing numbers of property and buildings not now in conformity with the provisions of this chapter shall be changed to conform to the system herein adopted by no later than July 15, 1994.
B. 
Each principal building shall bear the number assigned to the street frontage on which the front entrance is located. In case a principal building is occupied by more than one business or family dwelling unit, the entrance to each separate use of such principal building shall bear a separate number.
C. 
Numerals indicating the official numbers for each principal building or for each separate entrance as specified above shall be posted in a manner so as to be visible from the street on which the property is located. Whenever any building is situated more than 50 feet from the street line, the official number shall be affixed to a gatepost, fence, tree, post or other appropriate place so as to be easily discernible from the street line and so as to show clearly, if not otherwise evident, which is the driveway for the property. The numbers shall not be less than four inches in height and shall be made of a durable and clearly visible material.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
D. 
Placement of official numerals on new and seasonal buildings.
(1) 
The official numerals shall be placed on new buildings by the owner or agent within 30 days after notice to the owner or agent of number assigned.
(2) 
A certificate of occupancy shall not be issued for new buildings unless this chapter is complied with.
(3) 
The official numerals shall be placed on seasonally occupied buildings by the owner or agent not later than July 15, 1994.

§ 213-5 Enforcement.

The Building Inspector shall enforce the provisions of this chapter and shall keep a record of all numbers assigned.

§ 213-6 Penalties for offenses.

Any person who shall violate this chapter is guilty of a violation subject to punishment as provided in the Penal Law of the State of New York.