[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Lebanon 3-21-1990 by Ord. No. 60; effective 4-11-1990. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Director of Public Works is authorized, from time to time as the convenience of the public may necessitate, to require numbers to be affixed to and/or inscribed on and/or posted at the street access of all buildings, including dwelling houses and other structures, in the City of Lebanon. The Director of Public Works is authorized to determine, in accordance with the provision of this chapter, the number to be assigned to each building, dwelling house or structure and the mode, manner and place in which it is inscribed on and/or affixed to and/or posted at the street access of all such buildings in the City of Lebanon.
Where the numbers assigned to buildings existing prior to the adoption of this chapter are in conflict with the determination that would otherwise be made in accordance with this chapter, the existing numbers shall prevail until the following conditions are met:
The Director of Public Works determines that the convenience of the public requires that a street or contiguous group of streets be renumbered, and proposed the renumbering plan to the City Council.
A public hearing on the proposed renumbering plan is held by the City Council.
Two thirds of the whole City Council vote in favor of a motion to adopt the renumbering plan.
Numbers affixed to and/or inscribed on and/or posted at the street access of all buildings, including dwelling houses and other structures, shall begin with the number "1" and ascend as they proceed outward along each street from the point of beginning. The even numbers shall be on the right-hand side of the street, and the odd numbers shall be on the left-hand side of the street as they ascend outward from the point of beginning. Each number shall be as nearly opposite its alternate as is possible. The reservation of a specified length of frontage for each number shall be allowed to vary according to the location of the street.
The numbering of buildings, including dwelling houses and other structures, shall be is follows:
The point of beginning for the numbering of buildings, including dwelling houses and other structures, in Lebanon shall be Colburn Park, which is bordered on four sides by South, East, North and West Park Streets. The six streets radiating from Colburn Park, namely, Bank Street, Campbell Street, Court Street, Mascoma Street, Church Street and School Street, shall be numbered beginning at their intersection with East, North, West or South Park Streets.
The numbering of Mechanic Street shall stop at the Nubridge Mascoma River crossing.
Lebanon - West Lebanon bound. For the purposes of the numbering of buildings, including dwelling houses and other structures, within the City of Lebanon, the boundary between Lebanon and West Lebanon shall run from the western edge of the Gile tract hospital property on the Hanover town line, south-southwest past the Boston Lot Reservoir to the Seminary Hill/Old Pine Tree Cemetery Road intersection, then east to the Mascoma River, then southward along the eastern edge of the Lebanon Regional Airport, and then south to the Plainfield town line.
The city shall prepare a book containing an outline map or tracing of each street in the City of Lebanon. The map shall indicate the buildings, dwelling houses and other structures on each street, together with the length of frontage allowed for each and the number assigned thereto. Such numbers shall be distinctively indicated, so that any person can ascertain with convenience and certainty the number which belongs to each building. The book is to be kept with the City Clerk for reference and the use of the city.
It shall be the duty of the owner and/or the occupant of any building, including a dwelling house or other structure, or a part thereof, in the City of Lebanon, including West Lebanon, to maintain the appropriate number, as determined by the Public Works Director in accordance with this chapter, for such building in the manner and place required by the Public Works Director. Numbers shall be maintained by the owner and/or occupant in such a manner as to be clearly readable from the street in front of the building.