[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Mansfield 12-11-1973, effective 1-4-1973; amended in its entirety 4-13-1998, effective 5-11-1998. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
Building construction — See Ch. 107.
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the "Town of Mansfield Street Numbering Ordinance."
Reference herein to the Town Manager shall also include any agent, officer, official or employee of the Town of Mansfield authorized by the Town Manager of Mansfield to perform any of the duties authorized in this chapter.
The Town Manager or his or her designee shall assign to each house, commercial or industrial building located on any street or highway a number by which it shall be known and may alter such numbers and renumber such houses, commercial or industrial buildings on any street or highway. It shall be the duty of the Town Manager or his or her designee, whenever hereafter a new street or highway is accepted, to assign numbers at such measured intervals or distance as, in the opinion of said Town Manager or his or her designee, the public interest shall require.
Whenever the Town Manager or his or her designee, acting in accordance with the foregoing section, shall have assigned numbers to or shall have renumbered any buildings located on any street or highway as aforesaid, the Town Manager or his or her designee shall forthwith send to the owner or owners of buildings located upon streets or highways a written statement and notice informing him or them of such numbering and directing said owner or owners to affix, in a manner visible from the street or highway, reflective figures no smaller than 31/2 inches indicating the number or numbers thereto assigned; and it shall become the duty of the owner to affix said number within 30 days after the sending of such notice.
It shall be unlawful to display a number not assigned by the Town Manager or his or her designee.
Failure to post any number under the terms of this chapter shall be a misdemeanor and shall be punished by a fine of up to $5. Each separate day such violation is continued shall constitute a separate offense.