[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Old Tappan 5-26-1975 as Sec. 10-2 of the 1975 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Subdivision and site plan review — See Ch. 218.
All dwelling houses, stores or other buildings erected within the borough shall be numbered in conformity with the street numbers on the tax and assessment maps of the borough filed in the office of the Tax Assessor of the borough.
Upon application by the owner of any property in the borough to the Tax Assessor, the Tax Assessor shall furnish that owner with the correct number of the property.
The owner of any dwelling house, store or other building incorrectly, improperly or insufficiently numbered shall be notified, in writing, by the Tax Assessor, or such other person so designated by the Borough Council, to change or replace the incorrect or improper number, or to affix a number where one is lacking, within 10 days after the date of the notice.
New numbering. Upon any subdivision or resubdivision of land in the borough resulting in a lot or lots other than those numbered on the tax and assessment maps and records, the Tax Assessor shall, within 30 days after final approval thereof, assign a number to each lot resulting from the subdivision or resubdivision, which shall be in proper numerical sequence in relation to the number assigned to other lots fronting on the same street, and (s)he shall record the number upon the map and notify the owner of the property of the number so assigned.
Display of numbers. The number assigned to each building shall be displayed by the owner or occupant on the front of the building or in the front yard of the lot on which the same stands in numerals of such size not less than three inches in height and so located as to be clearly visible to persons passing by the premises on the abutting street.
Certificate of occupancy. No certificate of occupancy shall be issued for occupancy of any building hereafter erected or enlarged unless the provisions of the foregoing subsection shall have been complied with.
[Amended 9-7-2004 by Ord. No. 859-04]
The owner or occupant of any building who shall not comply with the provision of § 173-3B within three months of notice of the number assigned to such building shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined not more than $100 at the discretion of the Municipal Judge.