Borough of Highland Park, NJ
Middlesex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Highland Park by Ord. No. 34 (§ 10-2 of the 1987 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 368.

§ 362-1 Official Map.

The map entitled "Map of the Borough of Highland Park, New Jersey" showing official street names and numbers ordered by the Borough Council March 14, 1912, prepared from Borough Tax Map by H.R. Segoine, Borough Engineer, consisting of two volumes designated as Volume 1 and 2, respectively filed in the office of the Clerk of this Borough on April 10, 1913, by direction of a resolution of the Council of the Borough is hereby approved as the Official Map of the Borough and as correctly showing the names of the streets and avenues thereof.

§ 362-2 Names of streets.

The streets and avenues of the Borough shown and delineated on the Map shall hereafter be known and designated by the names thereof respectively as the names appear on the Map.
The streets and avenues shall be marked at the intersections thereof with their respective names as set forth by this chapter in such manner as the Borough Council may direct.

§ 362-3 Numbering plan.

[Amended by Ord. No. 1113]
The plan for the numbering of houses and buildings set forth on said Map which provided for assigning a number to each section of 25 feet frontage on the streets and avenues of the Borough and by showing the number of blocks East of First Avenue and North and South of Raritan Avenue by the hundreds is hereby adopted and approved.
The Borough Clerk is empowered to assign building numbers for any properties not shown on said Map and to renumber properties within the Borough where the best interest of public safety so requires.

§ 362-4 Requirements for house and building numbers.

[Added by Ord. No. 1113]
The owner of each house and/or building shall affix to such house or building the number assigned by the Map of the Borough Clerk. All numbers and letters shall be at least four inches in height and shall be placed so that they are clearly visible, without obstruction from the street. The color of all numbers must contrast with the color of the surrounding surfaces. In addition, the Borough shall reserve the right to require the posting of building number signs at curbside where necessary in the best interest of public safety.

§ 362-5 Visibility maintained.

[Added by Ord. No. 1113]
House and building numbers and building number signs, as required by this chapter, shall be periodically maintained as needed to provide continued clear visibility from the street. The property owner shall be responsible for said maintenance.

§ 362-6 Short title.

[Added by Ord. No. 1113]
This chapter shall be known as the "Street Name and House Numbering Ordinance."