Township of Union, PA
Washington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Union 10-24-1994 by Ord. No. 99. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 113.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 242.
The Supervisors of Union Township, pursuant to the Second Class Township Code,[1] are hereby authorized and empowered to name, and/or provide the names of, any and all present and future streets, roadways, alleys, thoroughfares or the like within Union Township, regardless of whether they belong to the Township, developers or the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Editor's Note: See 53 P.S. § 67329.
Each structure to which a street number has been assigned by or through Union Township shall have such number displayed in such size, fashion and location that make the number clearly and readily visible and legible from the public right-of-way. All numbers shall be in Arabic numerals or alphabet letters, at least four inches high, with a minimum stroke width of 0.5 inch, and in a color which contrasts to the building background. Such numbers shall be securely affixed to the structure and shall also be displayed on the mailbox as to make the residence readily, easily and clearly identifiable from the road passing in front of the said residence. In any event, the numbers shall be so placed as to facilitate the purpose of this chapter.
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
It shall be the responsibility of the owner and occupant or occupants of said structure to comply with the provisions hereof.
The owner and occupant or occupants of said structure shall continuously maintain said street number designation in a legible condition.
Any person who violates or permits a violation of this chapter shall, upon conviction in a summary proceeding brought before a Magisterial District Judge under the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure, be guilty of a summary offense and shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000, plus costs of prosecution. In default of payment thereof, the defendant may be sentenced to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days. Each day or portion thereof that such violation continues or is permitted to continue shall constitute a separate offense, and each section of this chapter that is violated shall also constitute a separate offense.
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).