Town of Orange, MA
Franklin County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Annual Town Meeting of the Town of Orange 5-2-1988 by Art. 55, approved 8-30-1988 (Bylaw 52). Amendments noted where applicable.]

Street names — See Ch. 175, Art. II.

Subdivision of land — See Ch. 210.

§ 103-1
Street numbers required. 

§ 103-2
Number specifications. 

§ 103-3
Posting of numbers on supports. 

§ 103-4
Number assignments. 

§ 103-5
Owners responsibility for display and maintenance. 

§ 103-6
Enforcement; violations and penalties. 

Street numbers shall be attached to each dwelling, business, industry and other buildings which are not accessory in nature, in the Town of Orange.

The number shall be made of permanent, weatherproof materials, shall be at least three inches in height in a contrasting color, and shall be clearly visible from the street or roadway upon which the structure fronts.

[Amended 5-1994 ATM, approved 9-12-1994]

Any structure that is not visible from the street or roadway shall have the assigned number posted on a suitable support at the entrance to the driveway that services such structure. A mailbox shall not be considered a suitable support.

The numbers posted shall be those assigned to each structure as filed in the office of the Town Clerk. The Clerk shall advise the owners of the property of the assigned or reassigned number in writing at the property's tax address.

It shall be the responsibility of each property owner in the Town to obtain, display, and maintain the assigned street number within 90 days of adoption of this chapter at the Town Meeting.

[Amended 5-2-2005 ATM, Art. 11, approved 8-4-2005]

This chapter shall be enforced by the Police Department, Fire Chief and Inspector of Buildings. Any person guilty of a violation of this chapter shall be penalized by noncriminal disposition and subject to a fine as set forth in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article II.