[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Shamong 9-7-1993 by Ord. No. 1993-9. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Certificate of occupancy — see Ch. 68.
As used in this chapter, the words or phrases shall have the meaning indicated unless otherwise required by the context:
- Includes all houses, dwellings, stores, business places and other buildings which front on any street in the Township.
- Any street, road, highway, alleyway or avenue for the passage of motor vehicles and pedestrians, whether paved or unpaved, identified on the Official Tax Map of the Township of Shamong and located within the Township borders.
The Township Committee or its delegate shall be authorized to name or change the name of streets within the Township and provide for the erection thereon of signs showing the names thereof and guideposts for travelers at the expense of the Township and shall provide for the identification of said streets on the Official Tax Map of the Township. The names of the streets of the Township shall be as presently shown on the Tax Map except for the following name changes which shall be made thereon:
Any further street name changes may be made by the Township Committee by a resolution duly adopted setting forth such changes and authorizing the amendment of the Tax Map to reflect them.
The Township Committee or its delegate shall plot on the Tax Map of Township all the properties which now or hereafter front on any street and shall designate and assign a number therefor.
The Township Committee or its delegate shall designate and assign an official address for all buildings which now or hereafter front on any street. The Township Committee or its delegate shall send each building owner or occupant a notice of the official address, which notice shall appear in substantially the following form:
The owner or occupant shall utilize such official address at all times.
House numbering requirements.
The owner or occupant of any building for which an official number is designated shall be required at his own expense to place the official number on the structure or a post so that it is clearly visible from the street on which the building fronts.
If the official number cannot be displayed on the structure or a post as to be clearly visible from the street, it shall be displayed at the end of the driveway to the building so that it is clearly visible from the street on which the building fronts.
Figures at least three inches high shall be used to display the official number, and all numbers shall be lighted or reflective.
Any person, firm or corporation failing to so number any building occupied by him, or if after receiving notice to do so from the Township Clerk shall continue in his failure to so number such building, shall be fined $1 for each day during or on which a failure to so number continues.
Mailbox numbering requirements.
Buildings with rural mailboxes shall have the official number displayed on both sides of the mailbox.
The official number shall also be posted at the end of the driveway to the building so that it is clearly visible from the street.
Buildings with mailboxes clustered with others or on a street other than that on which the building fronts shall have the official street address displayed in one-inch lettering on the front door of the mailbox.
Upon any subdivision of land in the Township resulting in new streets and in lots other than those delineated on the Tax Map, the Township Committee or its delegate shall assign a name to each new street and a number to each lot resulting from the subdivision which shall be in proper numerical sequence in relation to the numbers assigned to other lots fronting on the same street.