[HISTORY: Adopted by the Commissioners of the Town of Aberdeen (now Mayor and Council of the City of Aberdeen) 2-22-1988 by Ord. No. 310 (Ch. 48 of the 1990 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- The individual, partnership, firm, association, corporation or other entity whose name appears on the tax record of the City reflecting ownership of property within the corporate limits of Aberdeen.
- Any improvement to real property which is used as a dwelling, business, rental unit or commercial unit, which is located within the corporate limits of the City.
- The owner of property, if the property is occupied by the owner as a residence or utilized by the owner as a business. In the event that the property is leased or rented, the term shall refer to the person or persons renting, occupying and/or leasing the premises.
- The public roadway which correlates to the assigned street address of a property.
The owner and/or resident of every property shall display numerals indicating the numerical street address of the property. The numerals shall be posted on or about the property and shall be clearly visible from the street.
Apartments within multifamily housing shall be identified by number or letter on the front door of the apartment.
Properties which are not visible from the street due to their location to the rear of other properties shall be identified with numerals at the driveway which faces the street.
Commercial properties which are connected to another property also shall be identified by numerals on the rear of the building.
Initial violation. If the owner and/or resident fails to comply with the requirements of this chapter within 30 days after the effective date of this chapter, a written warning may be issued to the owner and/or resident of the property. The warning shall advise of the requirements of this chapter and provide notice that failure to comply within 15 days shall constitute a violation of this chapter.
A violation of this chapter is deemed to be a municipal infraction. Any person violating any provision of this chapter shall be subject to a civil penalty as follows:
[Amended 4-9-1990 by Ord. No. 358-90]