City of Pawtucket, RI
Providence County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the City of Pawtucket: Art. I, approved 10-17-1967 by Ch. No. 1135 as Secs. 6-37 through 6-41 of the 1966 Code; Art. II, 12-11-1980 as Ch. No. 1749. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
City Engineer — See Ch. 50, Art. IV.
Building construction — See Ch. 136.
[Approved 10-17-1967 by Ch. No. 1135 as Secs. 6-37 through 6-41 of the 1966 Code]

§ 151-1 Responsibilities of City Engineer; furnishing of numbers.

A. 
The City Engineer shall have charge of the numbering of buildings fronting upon any street and shall prepare plans for and keep a record of such numbering.
B. 
Upon application by the owner or occupant of any building, the City Engineer shall furnish suitable numbers in accordance with such plans, and the person making such application shall cause such numbers to be properly affixed to such building.

§ 151-2 Owner or occupant may furnish numbers.

Whenever the owner or occupant of any building is desirous of affixing to such building any number not of the style furnished by the city he or she may do so, provided that such number shall be the correct number as designated by the plan of the City Engineer.

§ 151-3 Size and location of numbers.

All numbers, whether furnished by the city or by the owner or occupant of any building, shall be at least two (2) inches high and shall be placed in a location which may be plainly seen from the street.

§ 151-4 Numbers not in compliance.

No owner or occupant of any building shall affix to or retain on any building for more than seven (7) days after notification by the City Engineer any number not in accordance with the plan of the Engineer or in violation of any provision of §§ 151-1 through 151-3.

§ 151-5 Renumbering of streets. [1]

When so directed by the City Council, the City Engineer shall cause any street to be renumbered, and the expense for any such renumbering shall be paid from from the city treasury.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
[Approved 12-11-1980 as Ch. No. 1749]

§ 151-6 Proper number to be affixed.

The owner of each building, house or structure within the boundaries of the City of Pawtucket shall have affixed thereto the proper number.

§ 151-7 Enforcement; complaints.

A. 
Enforcement of this Article shall be by the Director of Housing Standards.
B. 
Complaints shall be made to the Director of Housing Standards by:
(1) 
Any citizen.
(2) 
Any member of the Pawtucket Police Division.

§ 151-8 Violations and penalties. [1]

Violation of this Article shall result in a fine of fifty dollars ($50.).
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.