[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Lancaster 1-12-1959 as Chapter XVIII of the Ordinances of the Village of Lancaster (Ch. 58 of the 1976 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be the duty of every owner of a building in the Village to cause to be displayed thereon the correct street number of said building and at all times to maintain such number in compliance with the provisions of this chapter.
The figure or figures comprising said number shall be placed on said building in such a manner as to be plainly legible from the center of the street at all times between sunrise and sunset. The color of said figures shall be in sharp contrast to the color of their background.
[Amended 6-29-1976 by L.L. No. 10-1976]
Any person, firm or corporation owning a building within the Village and refusing or neglecting, for five days after notice from the Village Clerk, to place a number on said building shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable as provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article II, Penalties for Offenses, of the Code of the Village of Lancaster.
Such notice may be given by personal service or mailing a copy thereof to the last known address of said owner.
In the event of the neglect or refusal of any such owner after such notice to cause such building to be properly numbered, the Village Clerk may cause such building to be properly numbered and report the cost thereof to the Assessors, whose duty it shall be to cause said expense to be assessed upon the land upon which said building stands.