[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Gardner 10-19-1992 by Ord. No. 1108. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The City Engineer shall have the power to cause numbers of regular series to be affixed or inscribed on all dwelling houses and other buildings erected or fronting on any street, lane, alley or public court in the City.
[Amended 11-18-2013 by Ord. No. 1563]
A street address number will not be assigned for any new structure, or a new entrance to an existing structure, until a mortgage inspection plan or other suitable plot plan (with the location of the structure shown thereon), certified by a registered land surveyor, has been placed on file in the office of the City Engineer.
All numbers shall be made of permanent, weatherproof materials, in contrasting color, shall be at least three inches in height, and shall be clearly visible from the street or roadway upon which the structure fronts.
Any structure that is not visible from the street or roadway shall have the assigned number posted on a suitable support at the entrance to the driveway that services such structure.
The numbers posted shall be those assigned to each structure by the City Engineer and filed with the City Assessor and City Clerk.
It shall be the responsibility of each property owner in the City to obtain, display, and maintain the assigned street number within 90 days of passage of this chapter.
The penalty for violation of this chapter shall be a fine of $20 for the first and each subsequent offense.