Town of Belchertown, MA
Hampshire County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Annual Town Meeting of the Town of Belchertown 5-13-1985 by Art. 17 as Ch. III, Art. 3, Sec. 3-7-2 of the 1985 Compendium of Bylaws; amended 5-9-1994 ATM by Art. 19. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Zoning — See Ch. 145.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 270.

§ 23-1 Authority of Building Inspector.

The Building Inspector is authorized and directed to assign, correct and verify address numbers.

§ 23-2 Size and placement of numbers.

A. 
Every building, including but not limited to dwellings, apartment buildings, condominiums and business establishments, shall have affixed thereto a number representing the address of such building. Said number shall be four inches minimum height, of high contrast and affixed in a location to be readily readable from the private or public way on which such building is located.
B. 
If the address number cannot be read as located above, in addition, such number shall be affixed to a sign (less than one square foot) at the intersection of the private or public way on which such building is located (same size and contrast as number affixed to building). Four-inch numbers attached to both sides of a mailbox shall be considered an acceptable alternative to a sign, when said mailbox is located on the same side of the private or public way as the building, except for estate lots as described in § 145-26 of Chapter 145, Zoning, of the Code of the Town of Belchertown (as amended).

§ 23-3 Violations and penalties.

The fine for any violation of this chapter shall be not more than $50.[1]
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Editor's Note: See also Ch. 1, General Provisions, § 1-2, Noncriminal disposition.