[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Eden 5-10-2000 by L.L. No. 1-2000. Amendments noted where applicable.]
It is the purpose and intent of this chapter to protect and promote the public health, safety and general welfare, by requiring the property owner, be it private dwelling or business, to affix house numbers on his/her structures to aid emergency services personnel in the prompt identification of the affected structures.
House numbers shall be affixed to the structure in a prominent location, facing the principal street, immediately adjacent to the front door or, if no door is present, adjacent to the corner of the house closest to the driveway.
House numbers shall be four inches or larger in height with a minimum stroke width of 0.5 inch and shall otherwise be as required by applicable Codes of New York State.
[Amended 4-23-2003 by L.L. No. 2-2003]
If the structure is not visible from a public or private road, the numbers shall be permanently affixed to a post or a panel immediately adjacent to the entrance driveway of said structure.
New structures shall have numbers permanently affixed upon completion of siding, or prior to issuance of a certificate of occupancy.
Existing structures shall have one year to come into compliance, after the adoption of this chapter.
Enforcement will be the duty of the Town of Eden Building and Zoning Inspector, Fire Code Enforcement Officer, and police, who shall have the authority to issue appearance tickets to Town of Eden Justice Court for any violation hereof.
Any violation of this chapter hereby deemed and declared an offense, punishable by a fine not to exceed $25. Each day such violation occurs or continues shall constitute a separate offense.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- A dwelling or any building used for commercial or residential purposes.