Borough of Jenkintown, PA
Montgomery County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Jenkintown 8-30-1976 by Ord. No. 76-13. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 74.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 160.
Zoning — See Ch. 181.
Building lines — See Ch. A186.

§ 78-1 Owner responsible for numbering buildings.

Every owner of a dwelling, house or other building fronting on a public street, avenue or highway within the limits of Jenkintown Borough shall number the same at the owner's expense in the manner hereinafter provided.

§ 78-2 System established.

The system for determining said number shall be according to the plan adopted February 26, 1894, making the Borough line on the west and Washington Lane or the Borough line on the south the lines of beginning. The numbers shall extend east and north therefrom, respectively.

§ 78-3 Display of numbers.

The numbers shall be so displayed as to be fully visible from the public street, avenue or highway upon which the structure is located. All numbers so displayed shall be at least three inches in height and shall be painted or otherwise colored so as to contrast with the background.

§ 78-4 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 4-28-1980 by Ord. No. 80-13; 1-30-1989 by Ord. No. 89-2]
Any person, firm or corporation violating the provisions of this chapter shall, upon summary conviction before a court of competent jurisdiction, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $600 and costs of prosecution or to be imprisoned for a period of not exceeding 30 days, or both.