[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Butler 2-19-1987 as Part 17, Art. 1711, of the 1987 Codified Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 232.
The method of numbering residences and buildings in the City as indicated on the draft or plan now on file in the office of the City Engineer is hereby approved as the official method and plan for numbering residences and buildings in the City.
It shall be the duty of the City Engineer to notify all owners or occupants of buildings, the numbers of which in such plan are not the same as now existing, of the change of official number of such building, and it shall be the duty of the owner or occupant of the building so notified to number such building in accordance with such notice within 30 days from the receipt of notice.
Any person hereafter constructing a new building shall make application to the office of the City Engineer for the number of such building on the official plan, and the same shall be furnished by the City Engineer on request. No other number than the official number shall be displayed on such building.
[Amended 12-29-2005 by Ord. No. 1586]
The figures used in forming such number shall not be less than four inches in height and be so located as to be plainly visible from the street or on approach to such building, and unless the buildings are legibly and visibly numbered in accordance with the official plan, the Post Office Department may refuse to deliver mail to such building until such time as official numbers are so placed.
[Amended 2-20-1997 by Ord. No. 1430]
Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof before a District Justice, be subject to a fine of up to $300 and costs of prosecution and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, shall be subject to imprisonment in the county jail for up to 90 days. In addition, the City, by its proper officers, may enter upon the nonconforming premises and place proper official numbers thereon at the cost to the owner or occupant who failed so to do, with an additional penalty of 25%.