Village of Mazomanie, WI
Dane County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Mazomanie 12-27-1988 as Title 10, Ch. 8 of the 1988 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 172.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 410

§ 176-1 Numbering system designated.

A. 
There is hereby established a uniform system of numbering houses and buildings fronting on all streets, avenues and public ways in the Village of Mazomanie, and all houses and buildings shall be numbered in accordance with this chapter.
B. 
The Village Board shall designate a street to constitute the base line for numbering all streets running north and south and a street to constitute the base line for numbering all streets running west and east.
C. 
All buildings and lots on diagonal streets shall be numbered the same as north and south streets if the diagonal runs more from the north to the south and the same as east and west streets if the diagonal runs more from the east to the west.
D. 
The numbers for each street shall begin at the base line. The numbers within the first block shall be from 1 to 99, and the numbers in each succeeding block shall increase from the base line in units of 100, that is the first block shall be one to 99, the second block shall be 100 to 199, the third block shall be 200 to 299, etc. Block numbers shall correspond to the official house numbering plat on file in the office of the Clerk-Treasurer.
E. 
All lots and houses on the north and west sides of all streets shall be numbered with even numbers, each commencing with the hundred assigned to that block, and shall increase from the base line, one number for each 20 feet of frontage or fraction thereof, except as provided on the house numbering plat. Where any building has more than one door serving separate occupants, a separate number shall be assigned to each door serving a separate occupant, provided that the building is 20 feet or more in width. Buildings fronting on two or more streets shall have a number assigned only to the main entrance unless other entrances serve different occupants.
F. 
All streets not extending through to the base line shall be assigned the same relative numbers as if said street had extended to said base line.

§ 176-2 Procedure for assigning numbers.

A. 
The Village Board shall cause a necessary survey to be made and there shall be assigned to each house and building located on any street, avenue, alley or highway in said Village its respective number under the uniform system provided for in this chapter as shown on the map titled "Official Village Building Number System," which map is made a part of this chapter. When said survey shall have been completed and each house and building has been assigned its respective number or numbers, the owner, occupant, or agent shall place or cause to be placed upon each house or building controlled by him the number or numbers assigned under the uniform system provided for in this chapter.
B. 
It shall be the duty of the Clerk-Treasurer to inform any party applying therefor of the number or numbers belonging or embraced within the limits of said lot or property as provided in this chapter. In case of doubt as to the proper number to be assigned to any lot or building, the Clerk-Treasurer shall determine the number of such lot or building.
C. 
The owner of any principal building hereafter to be erected shall at the time of obtaining a building permit be assigned an address number, which number shall be posted within 20 days from date of assignment or from date of original occupancy, whichever shall be last.
D. 
Within 30 days after final approval of the plat of any subdivision or other division of land, the Clerk-Treasurer shall assign address numbers to each new building site.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
E. 
Any existing address numbers of properties and buildings presently in nonconformity with this chapter may hereafter be administratively changed, as hereinafter provided, within two months of notification of such administrative change.

§ 176-3 Building number standards.

A. 
Numbers shall be conspicuously placed immediately above or at the side of the proper door of each building so that the number can be seen plainly from the street. Whenever any building is situated more than 75 feet from the street line, the number of such building shall be conspicuously displayed at the street line, near the walk, driveway, or common entrance to such building, and upon a gatepost, fence, tree, post, or other appropriate place so as to be easily discernible from the sidewalk. Numbers shall be placed not less than two feet nor more than 10 feet above the surface of the ground and shall not be obscured by trees, landscaping or shrubbery.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
B. 
Numbers shall be not less than three inches in height nor less than two inches in width. Numbers shall have a contrasting background.
C. 
Any use of script numbers shall be in addition to the use of numerals.

§ 176-4 Violations.

A. 
All police officers of the Village shall report violation of any provision of this chapter.
B. 
If the owner or occupant of any building required to be numbered by this chapter shall neglect for the period of 20 days to duly attach and maintain the proper number on such building, the Building Inspector shall serve upon him a notice requiring such owner or occupant to properly number the same, and if he neglects to do so for 10 days after the service of such notice, he shall be deemed to have violated this chapter.