Borough of Oaklyn, NJ
Camden County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Oaklyn 7-14-1987 by Ord. No. 11-87. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 64.
Every owner of a dwelling unit, whether a single-family unit or a multifamily residential unit, shall install numbers on said dwelling units corresponding to the addresses of those units as utilized by the postal service.
The following regulations shall apply to all single-family and multifamily units:
A. 
The identification numbers shall be no less than three inches in height.
B. 
The numbers shall contrast with the background on which they are mounted.
C. 
All numbers shall be mounted so that they face the street on which the building fronts.
D. 
All numbers shall be mounted no less than three feet above the street grade level.
E. 
All numbers shall be visible from the street upon which the dwelling fronts.
F. 
The numbers shall be maintained by the owner of the property and shall be unobstructed by trees, shrubs or other vegetation.
The following additional regulations shall apply to multifamily dwellings:
A. 
Each building shall be identified clearly and the identification shall be visible from the street upon which the building fronts.
B. 
If a complex contains more than one building, each building shall be clearly titled and the apartment number ranges contained therein posted in accordance with § 60-2 of this chapter.
C. 
Numbers with directional arrows shall be posted on the walls of corridors used to enter and exit stairwells and elevators.
No certificate of occupancy shall be issued for any single-family or multifamily residential unit in the Borough of Oaklyn unless said building is in compliance with the requirements of this chapter.
This chapter shall be enforced by the Fire Subcode Official appointed pursuant to the State Uniform Construction Code.
Any property owner in violation of this chapter shall receive written notice thereof from the Borough Subcode Official requiring compliance with this chapter within 30 days. Should the property owner thereafter fail to comply and remain in violation of this chapter, said violator shall be subject to a fine in the amount of $25 upon the filing of a complaint in the Oaklyn Borough Municipal Court.